'Apathy' Chapter

Apathy

Are we served by holding beliefs that block or discourage our paying attention to life and the world around us? Is it in any way practical?

We are freed from apathy when we begin to understand life as the individual living beings we naturally are. We are free from apathy when we aren’t looking for social roles, judging our partners when they weep in despair, or when they loose focus in a surge of frustration.

“I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate – it’s apathy. It’s not giving a damn.” Leo Buscaglia

Don’t Know, Don’t Care

What is apathy? Not caring. Being disengaged. Don’t know and don’t care. You brought up an important element of apathy as an experience. Most of the time when we experience apathy, it’s when we are confronted with a situation we… Seek More

Purpose of Disengagement

Are we served by holding beliefs that block or discourage our paying attention to life and the world around us? Is it in any way practical? When I was younger, I had ‘rose coloured glasses’. I realize now that made… Seek More

Dealing with Apathy

The cure for apathy? What do people do to try to deal with apathy? Find something new? Novelty seeking. Things to remind them of what is more important. They find kids or pets to play with or video games or… Seek More

Way Out of Apathy

The way out of apathy? Are we ready to discuss that? The way out of apathy is comprehension, not education. We are freed from apathy when we begin to understand life as the individual living beings we naturally are. We… Seek More

Real Living Life

So how are we to understand things? Can we comprehend anything by being taught to comprehend? Can you understand something in the way I understand it? Can you … can you trip like I do? Can you … can you trip… Seek More

Life Unrealized

Tell me about the life you are living, I will show you a life unrealized. All this stuff that rules you, why does it? Do you know? There are rules of social interaction, that though I am not well versed… Seek More

Understanding Brings Understanding

So my own take on the whole apathy matter, my philosophy of how to deal with it, and it has proven reliable… I hate dead ends. Dead end trains of thought, dead end understandings. “It is because it is” answers.… Seek More