Who or what inspires you?

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Who or what inspires you?

Post by violet » Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:43 pm

First published on TOF. Posted in the asinine on this forum because my question didn't seem to fit anywhere else.


This guy...
I was reminded of him again today. I relate to what he says. It resonates.

I go to the right.
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Re: Who or what inspires you?

Post by TOG » Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:10 pm

Logic
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Re: Who or what inspires you?

Post by Sidewalker » Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:26 pm

My self.
There are people who cannot imagine that there are other ways of life than their own life. :facepalm:
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Re: Who or what inspires you?

Post by Jerry Atrick » Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:40 pm

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Re: Who or what inspires you?

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:56 pm

F*** V.
Out of respect for you, and because I am sometimes really stupid, i sat thru 15 minutes of that bs
You owe me.
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Re: Who or what inspires you?

Post by violet » Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:57 am

SternAAlbifrons wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:56 pm
F*** V.
Out of respect for you, and because I am sometimes really stupid, i sat thru 15 minutes of that bs
You owe me.
Haha I owe nothing to those who do not see....

It's funny because one thing he says is that in the other side of suffering is greatness'....but you have to be willing to walk into the suffering....no reward for you unless you suffer.


Which, come to think if it, sounds a bit Christian. I don't get hung up on those things.
Ricky Bobby made reference to not liking a reference to God. If he had kept watching he would have heard him say, god it whatever...you (as in you in the place of the word god). Don't get hung up on stuff like that, just insert your own view ..and keep listening.

But, even if you waste more time and listen to more (that music is off putting), you still may not hear anything that resonates. We are either ready to hear something or not.
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Re: Who or what inspires you?

Post by RickyBobby » Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:57 am

violet wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:57 am
SternAAlbifrons wrote:
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:56 pm
Out of respect for you, and because I am sometimes really stupid, i sat thru 15 minutes of that B.S. You owe me.
Haha I owe nothing to those who do not see....

It's funny because one thing he says is that in the other side of suffering is greatness'....but you have to be willing to walk into the suffering....no reward for you unless you suffer.

Which, come to think if it, sounds a bit Christian. I don't get hung up on those things.
Ricky Bobby made reference to not liking a reference to God. If he had kept watching he would have heard him say, God/it whatever...you (as in you in the place of the word God). Don't get hung up on stuff like that, just insert your own view ..and keep listening.

But, even if you waste more time and listen to more (that music is off putting), you still may not hear anything that resonates.
We are either ready to hear something or not.
I think you've misquoted me Violet? I am of Christian Heritage, and I Identify as Christian today, just not as defined by the institution of the church.

Anyhow, thanks for sharing. Most of the usual motivational crap is, well, crap. I didn't even want to watch, but this guy is bang on.
You have got to suffer to grow
He changed his life by shedding any victim complex and embracing change; realizing that the fire would make him stronger.

It reminds me of Dr. Jordan Peterson's Rule: "Clean up your room!" which simply means, start looking inward, and focus your energy on being your best self, and living your best life, before making a lot of noise and trying to change the world.

Personal Responsibility. We cannot change others, the only thing inside our own control is ourselves. Our behavior, our speech, our health, our weight, our physical fitness, our gestures to others, our kindness, our respect for others, our willingness to extend grace; because God only knows we need it ourselves, every day.
We run from the truth. The only way I became successful was going towards the truth, as painful and as brutal as it is; it changed me.
What is true is that us humans (all of us) are capable of so much more than we realize. I myself have made one of the biggest transformations of my life inside of this last year. How I did it is a story that would startle most people, as they would think it is impossible. But that too, is another story. Just to say, I now see that the conventions of our society and its paradigms hold us back. We rely on the 'experts' who are so often wrong. So many of us become complacent, disillusioned, and then just live a semi-numbed life; self medicating ourselves with whatever it is that gets us through another day.

I am only ***halfway through this vid but thank you again for sharing it Violet, and I am glad you are inspired by it. I hope it helps you read your own book, and to self author a new one as you too change your life and embrace change.

If I hear more insights as I progress through, I will make another post.

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Re: Who or what inspires you?

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:47 am

Will 2 outa 3 will do me fine, thanks very much.

After a bit more research - I totally reject this guy's approach.
But that's just me, I have never really been a US navy seal kinda guy. (much more of a gung-ho cambodian otter man)

However i am a dedicated follower of violet and ricky-bobby, will that get me through??
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Re: Who or what inspires you?

Post by RickyBobby » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:33 am

If you can get through, to doing things, that you hate to do; on the other side is greatness.
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Re: Who or what inspires you?

Post by angkorjohn2 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:35 am

That Goggins guy has a background that would have fitted very well on Riverside - ex-Navy Seal, ex-Delta Force, ex-US Ranger, ex-Air Force.....

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