Atalwin Pilon wonders about the tradeoffs of honesty and likeability.
The universe gave Atalwin Pilon a single chance to meet someone he was wildly attracted to. And he choked.
Atalwin Pilon knows he isn’t happy 100% of the time. But is that even the point? If not, what is?
If you have the courage to lead others you should also have the courage to change yourself.
I am feeling almost famous and I have to combat those parts of me that are afraid.
On Assange, Manning, and the external and inner demons they face.
I walked away from an opportunity because something rubbed me the wrong way. Did I do the right thing?
Communication is much different after going weeks without speaking.
Nightmares of betrayal leave me with a sense of distrust and sadness.
On Buddhist ceremonies, writing, and how my life would look from an alien’s perspective.
Being preoccupied with the steps you wish you were taking causes us to miss the beauty and importance of the small ones we can make.
“There are too many interesting women I did not have the experience to know in this life because I have been brain washed.”
Is my curiosity or my desire to escape reality propelling my procrastination?
Events happening on the other side of the world are much more personal when the protesters you see on T.V. are your close friends.
Atalwin Pilon thought he had to figure out everything by himself. What a surprise when he looked to others and things suddenly got easier.