Re: Psychology of Self-Transformation (Was: RANT)

From: Dan Fabulich (
Date: Fri Nov 17 2000 - 10:33:55 MST

Anders Sandberg wrote:

> One important point, probably one of the central in any philosophy or
> psychology of self-enhancement, is that you can be happy with who you
> are without having to give up self-improvement. Many seem to think
> that if you accept who you are, then you will be happy and further
> change is irrelevant: so either you should strive for acceptance
> instead of personal change, or only unhappy people can become
> great. This is of course bunk.

For the logically minded, contemplating the natural numbers led me to
this conclusion.

No number is the biggest. Does that mean no number is big? Obviously
not. A billion dollars is a lot of money, even if it's not the most

You're not perfect. Does that mean that you're not good?


      -unless you love someone-
    -nothing else makes any sense-
           e.e. cummings

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