principles or privileges? choose

Another major difference between the two guys is humility.

Curiosity is the ability to remain interested beyond what’s in it for you.

I say 99% of my readers are incurious. Maybe the number is 98%.

Why is being all about yourself detrimental?

  • 1. For one: you cannot see the forest for the trees, you cannot get distinctions or principles to guide you, because you cannot even look at them, because you would have to take your eyes off yourself.
  • 2. But even more important: you cannot be happy.
  • 3. And third: You cannot learn anything, because you already know everything you want to know. Not skills, not anything.
  • 4. You have no center, you have no self. You have no sense of control… things happen to you, good and bad, and your mood will change accordingly. You are busy with sand and maybe even pebbles in your life, but no matter how hard you try, you cannot see any rock that is important to you enough to organize your life around.

What is a principle? Dictionary says: a fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior or for a chain of reasoning.

Principles are the rocks, as opposed to pebbles and sand.

Begin with the end in mind.

But as long as you move towards it, your integrity is intact… When you make a wrong step, you can self-correct, because you can simply return to moving towards that horizon.

  • For example: living a life you love and you live it powerfully… Of course it’s not a simplistic horizon… and Landmark Education has four courses to teach the distinctions it will take to see and obey to get there.
  • But you can break it down to components. For example one of the horizons I suggested to a student of mine, after a long conversation delineate what he doesn’t want is this: Making a life and a living doing only what he says he would do. Like me…
  • Or another of my students who set out towards the horizon: “I choose my self to be a free, independent and productive human being; an idea machine”

Without a horizon operational in your life, your integrity will be low.


  1. Book truth value: 7%. Why so low? There are many reasons, but for one: he says: good ideas. Cowardly? Yes. Low vibration? Wanting to sell more books? Yes. Sellout? yes.
  2. There is a third guy’s video I watched for a minute or so…
  1. He follows someone else’s notes, so I didn’t want to measure him… But you can watch HIS video if you want. He brings up different principles… so you get more of the book.




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