The following are foundational posts to the collective philosophy of Thymos:
There exists a modern obsession with the tearing down of religion, ritual, and tradition. This article is an appraisal of the value in that tearing down on society.
Thoughts, feelings, and beliefs alone are unsubstantiated. They are Truth to you and you alone through the schemas and perceptions that your inherently flawed mind creates. Nobody cares what you think, feel, or believe because not all ideas are created equal. And your thoughts, feelings, and beliefs alone are at the bottom of the “weight of an argument totem pole”.
Can I care about everything?
And I mean truly care. Truly empathize to where I will give my time, money, and resources to help solve the problem? And if not, to what level can I care? If I placed your level of care on a spectrum, with one end being “abstract concern” and the other end being “complete dedication of time, money, and resources” to an issue, which side of the spectrum would most of the world’s issues lie in your mind?