I used to love eastern philosophy. My best friends(and myself) used to practice zen buddhism. Please heed my advice, and read the one book that will save you, and change your life forever. If you care about your well-being, youll read it, if you dont, then, you cannot be helped anyway. My friend refuses to read it. He prefers to run from his fear and practice an irrational discipline: Buddhism. READ THIS : " For the new intelectual" By AYN RAND. READ ANYTHING BY AYN RAND.