> I do know why you doing this, what I meant is, you could do a much better job as a writer.
I agree, I still have a lot to learn and improve. I appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts.
> Because your story is actually very interesting, and the ideal of keep tracking your travel diary is something a lot of people do and not many do it right. I also think you are very brave of what you are trying to do: travel-business-writing are perfect combination.
Thanks Andy. I'm pretty individualistic, but I won't lie - it gives me quite a boost when people think what I'm doing is cool or brave or they like something about it.
> I myself love writing and literature, get so much inspiration from writing and evolve from it like Heidegger says’ I think therefore I m’.
Likewise. Recommend some books? I'd recommend Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa and Arabian Nights, Husain Hadawy's translation if you haven't read them. Two of my favorites, Musashi was particularly meaningful to me and I learned a lot from Arabian Nights.
> But in every articles you wrote, there is something lacking, like food- it is not very tasty food ,just alright! You give informations more than spending time to describe it.
Interesting, interesting. Thanks for that feedback. Getting the ratio of flavor and sustenance down is tricky - you don't want to be all style no substance, but yeah, a little tasteful flavor goes a long way.
> For example, i think when some people argue with you in Luck doesn’t exist, they don’t quite get your point. But the way you set up the argument is already to waiting for a fight. I somewhat believe, you want to be a fighter….
Yes and no. Actually, I don't like fighting, but I see some things that are broken. Most people believe in luck, so saying luck doesn't exist sets up a fight, sure, but I think it's necessary. The sooner people realize that there is no luck and that they're in control of their life, the better. Too many people mentally give themselves over to fatalism and thus don't reach very much of their potential.
> I particular interested in the part you wrote about building a family and your travel to lot of difference places. Which seems very contradict to each other. How does that works? I think, you can never building a concrete family by your self without a women you love, especially while you are traveling.
"I think, you can never building a concrete family by your self without a women you love" - I agree with that, except I think about love differently than most people. I'm not after high chemical high emotion infatuation and excitement type love - I like pragmatic, realistic, down to earth love based on duty, respect, care, aligned values, and doing meaningful things together. I believe that's a solid foundation, whereas emotional/hyperactive/chemical love is a dangerous foundation for a relationship. I believe that foundation can be built even in challenging or unusual circumstances, so long as you have good communication and shared values. But it is tricky, and it's a long discussion. Like, a really long discussion - maybe I post on it sometime.
> We all think we can but it never works. I don’t think I could ever leave my kid and partner once we are all parts of a family.
Most successful parents I know are my Mom's younger brother and his wife. He runs a business and she takes their two kids up to her family's lakehouse during the summer months. He goes up and sees them 2 weeks out of the summer, the rest of the time they're with her, their grandparents, and other members of the family.
He runs a company and his company does 50% of their business in those 3 months of the year that the wife and kids are away. His house goes to hell since he's very much a bachelor at heart, pizza boxes and frozen waffle boxes get strewn around, linens don't get changed, stacks of dirty towels and laundry pile up. He gets to see and appreciate all the little things his wife does that he normally doesn't notice.
And she gets to notice little things too, they all get to realize how much they miss and respect each other. They're the happiest, most successful family I know. So I'm not sure what the ideal amount of time to spend with your woman and children is, but I'm pretty well convinced it's not 365 days/year. I think it's too easy to take each other for granted, a little time apart is solid.
Pilots, soldiers, and international businessmen travel. I talk to them and learn how it goes. Figuring out the ratio of the time to be on the road building and doing business, and the time to be building at home is tricky. I'm still not 100% sure how it'll go, but I'm actively learning, seeking out people who have what I want from my family and discussion with them, things like that. Maybe it'll be challenging, but trying to do a lot of meaningful things always is.
Thanks for the good discussion.