Personal Revolutions: A Short Course in Realness

166 Philosophical Frames to help you revolutionize yourself and your world

#1: Physical Laws   / Sociocultural Laws

#2: Activity / Passivity

#3: 80:20 / 100:0

#4: Control / Inevitability

#5: Present / Past

#6: Responsibility /  Victimhood

#7: Contribution / Blame

#8: Process / Event

#9: Death / Life

 #10: Uncertainty / Certainty

#11: Causes / Reasons

#12: Flux / Stasis

#13: Reality / Turning Away

#14: Human Order (Symbolism)  / Universal Order (Necessity)

#15: Need / Self-Interest

#16: Solutions / Problems

#17: Planning / Coping

#18: Action / Ideas

#19: Reality / Assumptions

#20: Dedication / Interest

#21: Chosen Path / Predetermined Path

#22: Long-Term / Short-Term

#23: Similarity / Difference

#24: Make Happen (Create) / Have Happen (React)

#25: Shades of Grey / Black and White

#26: You vs Me / Me vs You

#27: You Think / They Think

#28: Purpose Driven / Destiny Driven

#29: Learning / Knowing

#30: Significance / Success

#31: Entrepreneur / Employee

#32: Dialogue / Debate

#33: Read / TV

#34: Boring / Bored

#35: Person / Reptile

#36: Human / Person

#37: Force of Nature / Nature’s Plaything

#38: Compliment / Criticise

#39: Embrace Change  / Fear Change

#40: Ideas / People (Talk About)

#41: Gratitude  / Entitlement

#42: Your Voice / Your Parents’ Voice

#43: Brutal Honesty / Self-Deception

#44: Brutal Honesty / Honest Rationalisation

#45: Reason / Faith

#46: Faith / Reason

#47: Plan / Planned For

#48: Fallible / Infallible

#49: Imperfect / Perfect

#50: Servant / Slave

#51: Negative Visualisation / Positive Possession

#52: Wholeness / Fragmentation

#53: You Belong to The Earth / The Earth Belongs to You

#54: Self-Acceptance / Self-Esteem

#55: Sharing Vulnerabilities / Neediness

#56: Self-Transcendence  / Self

#57: Self-Creation / Self-Discovery

#58: Realistic / Catastrophic

#59: Vision / Blindness

#60: Accountability / Acknowledgement

#61: Situational / Dispositional

#62: Meditate / Masturbate

#63: What You Need To Hear / What You Want To Hear

#64: Acceptance / Surrender

#65: Your Decisions  / Cultural Decisions

#66: Collaborate / Assert

#67: In Steps / All At Once

#68: Systems / Silos

#69: Context / Concrete

#70: Substance / Symbolism

#71: Not to Do / To Do

#72: Positive Thinking / Wishful Thinking

#73: Intelligence / Intellect

#74: Ownership / Disownership

#75: Reflect / Deflect

#76: Self-Reflection / Self-Definition

#77: Purpose / Accident

#78: Interpretations / Facts

#79: Self-Investment  / Tearing Others Down

#80: About Them / About You

#81: Authenticity / Pretence

#82: Ritual / Habit

#83: Solitude / Loneliness

#84: Future / Failure

#85: Higher Self / Lower Self

#86: Friendship  / Acquaintance

#87: Belief / Defeat

#88: One Thing / Another

#89: How / What

#90: Change in The World  / Change from The World

#91: Moments / Things

#92: Impact / Intention

#93: Potential / Pathology

#94: Conscious Choice / Habit

#95: Your Reality / Their Reality

#96: Originate / Imitate

#97: Mix it Up / Same Old, Same Old

#98: Unleash / Explode

#99: Opportunity / Failure

#100: World Class / Local Hero

#101: Impact / Cost

#102: Problems / Symptoms

#103: Progress / Perfection

#104: Participation / Observation

#105:Social-Responsibility  / Self-Responsibility

#106: Motivation / Fear

#107: Listening / Having Ears

#108:Seek Value / Expect Value To Appear

#109: Alongside Others /  Above or Below

#110: All of You / Part of You

#111: Arguing / Doing

#112: Internal / External (Locus of Control)

#113: Surrender / Control

#114: Wisdom / Power

#115: Open System (Becoming) / Closed System (Being)

#116: Self-Guidance / Self-Control

#117: Presence / Distraction

#118: Boundaries / Barriers

#119: Potential / Present

#120: Acceptance / Resistance

#121: Unconditional Love / Conditional Love

#122: Reality / Expectations

#123: Forgive / Begrudge

#125: Mental Partner / Mental Master

#126: Teach / Learn

#127: Make Time / Find Time

#128: Influence Reality / Create Reality

#129: Comfort / Complacency

#130: Need / Greed

#131: Spirituality / Religion

#132: Love / Life

#133: Polarise / Pacify

#134: Purpose / Meaning

 #135: Experience / Concept

#136: Love / Bondage

#137: Choice / No Choice

#138: Opportunity / Problem

#139: Collective Intelligence / Individual Intelligence

#140: Broken Heart / Closed Heart

#141: Trust / Calculation

#142: Clarity / Concentration

#143: Strength / Confidence

#144: Thrive / Survive

#145: Edge/Centre

#146: Passion / Peace

#147: Ends/Means

#148: Possibilities/Shoulds

#150: Nature / Nurture

#151: Grower/Shower

#152: Yourself/Unique

#153: Self-Awareness/Self-Obsession

#154: ‘Happiness’/Love

#155: What You Need/What You Want

#156: Abundance/Scarcity

#157: Action / Fruit

#158: Total Compassion / Partial Compassion

#159: Consciousness/ Conscience

#160: Give Value/Take Value

#161: Confrontation /Avoidance

#162: Standards (Values) / Rules

#163: Honesty/Transparency

#164: Question/Defend

#165: Resolution/Resignation

#166: Character/Personality

 

Each ‘Personal Revolution’ offers key awareness points as well as some trenchant self-guidance questions to help you take responsibility for what you learn. Will be released as an ebook in late 2015! 

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