“If you leave your growth to randomness, you will always live in the land of mediocrity.” – M.L.A. One of the biggest things we can learn from the experts in our fields is to structure our days and activities just like they do if we want any hope of being where they are. People aren’tContinue reading “Why YOU Need Systems to Avoid Stagnancy”
This pandemic has proven its ability, or rather the governments, to shut down home and family based businesses quicker than a King’s Court Stalin in the state of Kentucky! Now, why open with this? Because one of the reasons larger corporations aren’t being hit as hard (or in other’s words; are allowed to stay open)Continue reading “3 Simple Steps To Becoming A Better YOU”
It is estimated that the human population currently boasts anywhere between 5,000 to 7,000 languages, depending on the distinction between language and dialect. This number is quite impressive, and when you consider ancient, forgotten, and extinct languages, it’s even more interesting. Today we see a proliferation of languages never before experienced, even with the creationContinue reading “The Power of Language”
In antiquity, Rome and Greece were self-declared beacons of democracy, civilization, art, and philosophic thought. Nonetheless, they were plagued with problems that any civilization in its infanthood would experience.
Self-help books were at the pinnacle of literature. The most admired thinkers – Plato, Aristotle, Cicero, Seneca, Plutarch and Marcus Aurelius – all wrote self-help books, whose aim was to teach us to live and die well. Furthermore, they deployed every resource of intelligence, wit and style in writing their manuals so as to ensure that their messages would delight the intellectual as well as the emotional faculties.
Thus, art history provides a means by which we can understand our human past and its relationship to our present, because the act of making art is one of humanity’s most ubiquitous activities.