Now Reading: The Road Less Traveled

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“Human beings are poor examiners, subject to superstition, bias, prejudice, and a PROFOUND tendency to see what they want to see rather than what is really there.”

“Once we truly know that life is difficult — once we truly understand and accept it — then life is no longer difficult. Because once it is accepted, the fact that life is difficult no longer matters.”

– M. Scott Peck

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3 comments

  1. Haha, of course! Our world is the product of what we perceive around us. I disagree that simply realizing life is difficult renders it easy. Life is still hard. It’s still full of doubts, and pitfalls, and shitty situations. Being cognizant of that is just not being fucking stupid.

    1. Haha very true! It’s not easy to take life with a grain of salt. He definitely takes it to the next level which many people can’t and won’t ever do, but he recognizes this. LOL This is my second time reading it. I’m obsessed.

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