Zen might help with your existential struggle.
Getting to know the most popular philosophy of the 20th century. There's a reason Zen, Kerouac, Salinger, and Forrest Gump were, and continue to be, so popular.
Noisiness tends to stem from an ability to look outside oneself, which is something both the unintelligent and the boors lack
Upoming debate between conservative and libertarian
Wage work, in other words, is replaced with play work. It’s like changing from a smelly shirt into the sweat-soaked shirt you jogged in a few hours earlier.
The medieval fool was a powerful character. In the nineteenth century, another powerful fool, Nietzsche, emerged. They were both powerful because they both sacrificed all.
Getting to know Chuang-Tzu, Lin-Chi, and Dogen's kitchen-worker friend. . . with Catholic asides.
Zen, Christ, St. Therese Lisieux, C.S. Lewis: they all taught a similar thing. Cultivate the eyes of a child.
The philosophy of focusing on a slow and loving existence in the quiet now
You can’t get through a Pieper book quickly any more than you can fly through poetry, or run through an art museum, or gulp fine wine. All such things …
God is good, so to the extent something is good, it has more existence . . . it’s more “real.”
Essences become meaningless in both a perfect and marred world.