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15 philosophical thoughts from the twitter Kanye West

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April 13 rapper and designer Kanye West returned to Twitter after a long break – he left the social network in May 2017. On the following days, West in microblogging managed to announce the release of the new album, boast a sketch of a tattoo from Goshi Rubchinsky, executed in a standard font, and be noted daily philosophical thoughts.

Since April 16, a series of messages about creativity, love and the modern world began to appear on the tweet of West. Later, the multiple Grammy Award winner explained that he “writes the book in real time” because of the need for self-expression.

Western media have ironically reacted to the rapper’s statements: CNN employees called him “Life Coach”, and in the BBC asked to comment on Tweets West Ph.D.  chose 15 “Kanye West thoughts” covering all spheres of life.

About truth and deeds

truth is my goal. Controversy is my gym. I’ll do a hundred reps of controversy for a 6 pack of truth

“Truth is my goal. Disputes – my gym. I do hundreds of repetitions of disputes for the sake of six cubes of truth ”

 

@kanyewest

be transparent as possible. Stop setting plays. Stop playing chess with life. Make decisions based on love not fear.

“Be as transparent as possible. Enough to arrange a performance. Enough to play chess with life. Make decisions based on love, not fear ”

KANYE WEST

@kanyewest

Be here now. Be in the moment. The now is the greatest moment of our lives and it just keeps getting better. The bad parts the boring parts the parts with high anxiety. Embrace every moment for its greatness. This is life. This is the greatest movie we will ever see.

“Be here now. Live the moment. Now is the greatest moment of our lives, and everything will be better. Bad parts, boring parts, parts with great anxiety. Grab for every moment for his greatness. That’s life. It’s the greatest movie you’ve ever seen. ”

About people

@kanyewest

if you wanna see the true character of person watch the way they treat someone who can’t do anything for them.

“If you want to see the real character of a person – see how he behaves with someone who can do nothing for him”

@kanyewest

all you have to be is yourself

“All you need is to be yourself”

 

KANYE WEST

@kanyewest

We live in a time where people don’t respect people for being themselves

“We live in a time when people do not respect people for what they are”

About the past

KANYE WEST

@kanyewest

Constantly bringing up the past keeps you stuck there

“Constant burning of the past leaves you in the past”

KANYE WEST

@kanyewest

get past the past

“Leave the past in the past”

On the “crowd effect”

KANYE WEST

@kanyewest

be fearless. Express what you feel not what you’ve been programmed to think.

“Be fearless. Express what you feel, not what you were programmed to do ”

KANYE WEST

@kanyewest

Don’t follow crowds. Follow the innate feelings inside of you. Do what you feel not what you think. Thoughts have been placed in our heads to make everyone assimilate. Follow what you feel.

“Do not follow the crowd. Follow the innate feelings within yourself. Do what you feel, not what you think. Thoughts were placed in our heads to assimilate everyone. Follow the feelings »

About the present

KANYE WEST

@kanyewest

everything is so planned these days. People appreciate spontaneity and honesty.

“Today everything is so planned. People value spontaneity and honesty ”

KANYE WEST

@kanyewest

trend is always late

“Trends are always late”

About creativity

KANYE WEST

@kanyewest

As a creative your ideas are your strongest form of currency

“The creativity of your ideas is the strongest form of currency”

About the time

KANYE WEST

@kanyewest

me and my friend Anthony Schiller always ask questions about time. Is time linear? I recently did an interview where I placed a high value on time. Everything means nothing until you make it something. You are your validator.

“I and my friend Anthony Schiller (an investor from the Silicon Valley -) always ask questions about time. Is time linear? In a recent interview, I attached great importance to time. Everything does not mean anything until you do something. You are your own validator ”

About technologies

KANYE WEST

@kanyewest

when you first wake up don’t hop right on the phone or the internet or even speak to anyone for even up to an hour if possible. Just be still and enjoy your own imagination. It’s better than any movie.

“When you wake up – do not go straight to the phone or the Internet, and do not talk to anyone for an hour, if possible. Just enjoy your imagination. It’s better than any movie ”

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