Philosophy’s greatest blindspot is ignorance of the unconscious

"Philosophy’s greatest blindspot is ignorance of the unconscious" “Those who know but do not act simply do not yet know.” — Wang Yangming (1472-1529) For centuries, Western philosophy has perpetuated one of Descartes’ errors: the false presupposition that we are led largely by our conscious reasoning. In fact, [...]

By |2019-04-05T17:28:08+08:00January 13th, 2018|Life Decisions|

If you’re waiting until it’s perfect, don’t; good enough is good enough

"If you’re waiting until it’s perfect, don’t; good enough is good enough" Every time I waited until I thought it was perfect — to take action, publish, launch, or ship — it never turned out to be perfect anyway :/ Even worse, I missed valuable opportunities because I [...]

By |2019-04-05T17:29:10+08:00January 10th, 2018|Life Decisions|

Women are not passive victims in the modern dating process

"Women are not passive victims in the modern dating process" In the current culture of victimisation, extremist feminism, and casual man-hating, people tend to forget that not too long ago, Fifty Shades of Grey surpassed Harry Potter to become the fastest selling paperback in history. It’s also the [...]

By |2019-04-05T17:29:52+08:00January 9th, 2018|Masculinity|

If you always think you’re right, you’ll never learn anything new

"If you always think you’re right, you’ll never learn anything new" Change. That’s a necessary sign of progress, growth, maturity, learning, evolution. This includes changing your mind. It’s astounding how much my views and beliefs about foundational issues — like love, the good, and the meaning of life [...]

By |2019-04-05T17:31:23+08:00January 9th, 2018|Psychology|

Modern Mating Explained 2: Shame, Narcissism, & Growth for the Nice Guy Fixer

"Modern Mating Explained 2: Shame, Narcissism, & Growth for the Nice Guy Fixer" Keynotes  •   January 8, 2017 "Modern Mating Explained" is a special seminar series that explores the deeper psychological bases for mating in the modern world. For over a decade, David Tian, [...]

By |2019-05-17T09:57:37+08:00January 9th, 2018|Dating, The Man Up Show|

New Year challenge to think smaller, and have your best year yet

"New Year challenge to think smaller, and have your best year yet" It’s a New Year… and I know lots of people with BIG plans for their lives… Big plans, big goals, and big dreams. And that’s pretty natural — as achievers, we’re always pushing the envelope and looking to [...]

By |2019-04-05T17:32:03+08:00January 4th, 2018|Psychology|