2021 Annual Review

Blade Runner, Ridley Scott (1982)

“The Dalai Lama, when asked what surprised him most about humanity, answered “Man! Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived.”
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The Art of Fuck You

You get up two and a half million dollars, any asshole in the world knows what to do.

You get a house with a 25 year roof, an indestructible Jap-economy shitbox, you put the rest into the system at three to five percent to pay your taxes and that’s your base, get me?

That’s your fortress of fucking solitude.
That puts you, for the rest of your life, at a level of fuck you.

Somebody wants you to do something, fuck you.
Boss pisses you off, fuck you!
Own your house. Have a couple bucks in the bank. Don’t drink.
That’s all I have to say to anybody on any social level. Did your grandfather take risks?

Jim Bennett: Yes.

Frank: I guarantee he did it from a position of fuck you.
A wise man’s life is based around fuck you.
The United States of America is based on fuck you.
You have a navy? Greatest army in the history of mankind?
Fuck you! Blow me. We’ll fuck it up ourselves.
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Talent, Mastery, Esports, and Teamwork

I’ve never done cocaine but I used to play competitive esports before it was a thing and it was one of the most exhilarating times I’ve ever had in my life. The other exhilarating times in my life were the first months after starting my first business and also the first months after meeting the love of my life.

Maybe that paints a picture of how exhilarating it was. It was like a drug.

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Cut the Bullshit

If you follow my blog or social media, you may have wondered, what has Youn been up to and been doing all these months?

To answer your question, I think I’ve spent the past two years mourning my grandma’s death. I wasn’t sad or crying during this whole time but I was emotionally and psychologically stuck.

If you’ve seen the TV show Dark, it was like I was making progress on moving forward but then I would hit an invisible roadblock of feelings that I could not overcome and that I was going through over and over again.

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