Motivation

The Indictment of Potential: Obligation and Self-Interest

There’s a concept I’ve been playing with for a bit that I call the Indictment of Potential. To put it… Read More

August 15, 2019

Invictus: Developing the Unconquerable Mindset

Today, we’re going to be exploring the story behind what I consider to be one of the greatest poems ever… Read More

July 25, 2019

Against Fear: Inertia’s Razor and the Culture of Ignorance

Today, we’re going to revisit a topic that I attempted to write about for what would have been the second… Read More

July 11, 2019

Not in the Monastery: Enlightenment, Through Struggle

There’s a quote I’ve used in probably four articles on this site that I think finally deserves its own article.… Read More

June 27, 2019

UltraSelf II: Running My First 50k

It didn’t take as long as I thought it would in the last chapter to get to my first 50k… Read More

June 2, 2019

The Shattered Will: Neural Circuits and Compound Failure

This article is going to be something like a follow-up to the two willpower articles I wrote around this time… Read More

May 19, 2019

UltraSelf I: From Zero To Marathon in Four Months

At long last, I’m back with another blog series, so this is technically a continuation of In The Desert, FasterSelf,… Read More

May 16, 2019

Akira The Don Interview (Creator of Meaningwave)

Today I have for you an interview with the masterful Akira The Don (@akirathedon), creator of Meaningwave and producer extraordinaire.… Read More

May 9, 2019

AIΩN AΓΩN: Ego Death, Eternal Struggle, and Becoming Human

Today marks my return from my longest hiatus since I really started writing for MasterSelf in November of 2017- I’ve… Read More

May 2, 2019

The New Ideal: In Search of the Perfect System

One of the things I’ve been interested in for ages is the idea that there could theoretically be a perfect… Read More

March 14, 2019