‘Why Talk To Taxi Men?’ Kingston’s Journey #152

https://youtu.be/LMOAUvMqnVY The Bookstore Says All Our brain power is limited, therefore it is only natural for us to want to limit the usage of our finite brainpower. And before I get any deeper into this, think of it as walking into a bookstore. In order to find the information that we need, we need to …

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‘Where There Is No Rule of Law’ (Thoughts on Chaos) Kingston’s Journey #151

In An Ideal World, There Is Order Now there are rules, rules for a reason. They help maintain peace, ensure a degree of stability and maintain order. This is all good and fine for building civilization for the good of the whole, in fact it can be argued that it is needed for the development …

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‘Coming to Terms With Hatred’ Kingston’s Journey (Sesquicentennial) #150

https://youtu.be/DU4iOAgiuys Where Destiny Has Brought Me At 150 entries in and close to 30 countries in the world, I wonder how I ended up in one of the most destitute part of the world. Nigeria, where people are quite often hateful, in such an impoverished part of the world that is West Africa. I have …

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When the Road Narrows (Choose Wisely) Kingston’s Journey #149

https://youtu.be/Vq00OxbZtDI Those That Turn Sour Some men turn old and bitter. The term 'grumpy old man' has been used frequently. Now as I have some time before reaching that stage. I won't comment on those individuals. What I will say rather is that everyone makes choices with the information best available to us. Therefore, sometimes …

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‘Rise From the Mud’ (Moving Up the Pyramid) Kingston’s Journey #148

https://youtu.be/aNZ_gGiUCdQ A Fool In A Land Of Strangers A hero's journey involves a heavily flawed individual doing something that they quite obviously are not very good at. The point being that when they are at complete rock bottom and the audience is rooting for them, they discover something incredibly profound that they wouldn't have otherwise. …

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‘People Live, Thoughts Die’ (Problem Solving) Kingston’s Journey #147

https://youtu.be/poUup8N4mXk I Think Therefore I Am Cogito ergo sum, coined by an old philosopher long dead. I think, therefore I am. It can be argued that it is this cognitive ability of being able to work towards an abstract goal that has led us to become far more advanced then any other known creature. In …

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‘The Playoff Mentality’ (Cutting People Out) Kingston’s Journey #146

https://youtu.be/5pzGitrRCKM Plenty of Input Received We encounter people on a day to day basis and as we progress from childhood to adulthood, we meet even more people. Some of the stick and become part of the people we interact with on a consistent basis. And some of them become key pieces in our endeavors. But …

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‘Look To The Graves’ (More On Success) Kingston’s Journey #145

https://youtu.be/1aWjwWu2VB8 The Problem With Studying Success Stories Bookshelves are filled with countless recounts of success. From political leaders to prominent businessmen, big names seem to all get a biography written about them on their ascent to greatness. news articles, blogs, TV shows, books, basically those that do well get a lot of publicity thrown their …

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‘When We Evade Personal Questions’ Kingston’s Journey #144

https://youtu.be/2p0UYwClK2k 'How Was Your Weekend?' I wanted to start this one off with a personal recount. I used to be asked how my weekend was, which I would mumble a few words before diverting the conversation to a different topic. I felt incredibly uncomfortable from such a seemingly innocent question. Which is something I'd like …

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‘Seeds of Success’ Kingston’s Journey #143

https://youtu.be/qL-bWzs9Oa4 The Fickleness of Success Success is a rather unpredictable outcome in many ways. I won't go into specific examples, but there are so many instances where someone who was by all metrics not meant to succeed against all odds, does. Sure there may be some indicators, but for the most part, it was not …

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