Category Archives: philosophy

Are Self-Help Books The Road To Happiness Or a Nasty Fraud?

| by Truth Seeker |

A heavyweight rain playing with everything beneath the clouds attacked the city. My shoes with holes in the soles reported bankruptcy rather fast. I had to find a place to hide. Since I was in the period of your life when shiny shop windows attract you the most, I entered a large store with multiple […]

Are Steroids Fast Killers Or a Fountain Of Youth?

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The grandfather of Harry TheBicepsFlexKilla died in early December. While the two were not exceptionally close, the tragic event made Harry think of the mysterious thing that we call life. Harry’s grandfather lived as a decent man but was also a classic victim of the system. He had to work his entire life to pay […]

The True Meaning Of ”Do You Even Lift, Bro?”

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The question ”Do you even lift, bro?” can kill people. When muscle addicts hear it something in them breaks as if sand has seeped into the main mechanism. The system immediately switches to hell mode and starts producing self-destructive thoughts. The eyes change as if a demon has infiltrated the soul. They fill with a […]

Is Bodybuilding a Real Job?

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Bodybuilding thongs on the bed, steroid needles on the night stand, used bottles of testosterone on the ground, Viagra and a plastic trophy on the book shelves – this was the hotel room of Riki Pianola, a middle-aged heavyweight bodybuilder. After taking a shower Riki stared at his reflection in the mirror and began contemplating […]

A Day In The Life Of An Ectomorph Who Does Not Look Like He Lifts

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This story took place during the summer of my high school graduation. I was in the living room, looking for wisdom in old magazines when my old hammer-proof phone started ringing. The wooden table was vibrating along with it. “Hello! Who is it?” “H! I am calling on behalf of advertising agency CreativeSolutions. We have […]

Who Is Going To Win Mr. Olympia 2015?

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During his afternoon break Harry (better known online as TheBicepsFLEX-Killa) decided to check the new posts of his favorite bodybuilders on Instagram. Harry was a hardcore bodybuilding fan reading muscle magazines constantly. He was sucked deep into the muscle illusion and believed that most of the fairy tales written in those thong and bikini catalogs […]

Bodybuilding Parvenus: Exercises Are Now Brands, Freedom Is Lost

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Two businessmen with a variation of Christiano Ronaldo’s hair style and loads of dirty money to burn were in the gym talking about wrist watch brands. On the outside, those bozos appeared to be knowledgeable and passionate successful men. However, I knew that they were nothing but snobs addicted to shiny things. “Unless it’s a […]