After looking into what equanimity is in philosophy, I decided that a better way to reach equanimity is through Psychology. To that end, I have been researching on Equanimity in Psychology field for the last 2 months. It is apparently a niche subject – its not something you can just read on Wikipedia or the […]
A look into the concept Equanimity in different philosophies. We are trying to find a practical way of reaching that state – without too much difficulty.
If your behavior is the programming, then your brain is the hardware. Your attributes or character is the firmware(permanent software that comes bundled with the hardware). It comes with the hardware, its built by other people/external situations – and its very difficult to modify. To get this system to a more functional point, you need a good OS on top of these things – an Operating System for the Mind.
You have very elaborate programming in your minds. You can understand it using psychology. Your internal programming has bugs, can be hacked and can be improved.
I am a stand-up philosopher. That means I talk about philosophy for the sake of entertainment rather than enlightenment. But if you get slightly enlightened as a result, I would consider that as a happy side effect.