Chris Lakin

Stimulate the senses without fulfilling the need.

Look at us humans, we’re so smart that we’ve figured out how to get exactly what we think we want, and none of what we need!

Without these inventions, we would instead have to grow ourselves to fulfill such needs. But instead we can cheap out on personal growth.

In general, it’s too easy to get pleasure without fulfillment.

We’ve figured out how to get what we want, and none of what we need. It’s too easy to stimulate the senses without fulfilling the need.

(And the reason we have such senses isn’t to feel good, but to thrive in life!)

Moreover, it’s too easy to do all of these things and develop the habit of never pursuing anything deeply.

In today’s society, it’s too easy not to strengthen yourself.

If we don’t reverse, we’re on a path to WALL-E.

I’m not perfect and neither are you. We can both do better.


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Posted 2020 November 26, last updated 2021 January 11.

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