About E1 An Important Walk
What is success? Why do most people know only its perceived meaning but not its objective meaning? This episode offers an answer. It’s one of the most referred-to articles in the reading collection Trekvella. It recounts the experience of David, a high school student who encountered Thumoslang for the first time. The experience played out on a walk with his impromptu mentor one week before graduation. Read more
Related to this episode are these two videos on Ri4CTV. Both captured how others reacted to the main concept presented by this episode.
- [What is Success? | Thumoslang Vocabulary | S2E1](v=BazijwZD5k0)
- [Thumoslang Appearance | NDBaker93 | S19E03](v=J2DemiPnOJw)
About E2 A Fantasy on Mars
This episode tells the story of how Alec Mustafayev, born in 2002, and Jairson Ascencao, born in 1999, became friends in late 2019. Related to this episode is the video [From Strangers to Relationship in 5 Meetings | NDBaker93 | S14E17](v=6Zn3d-OLauk) on Ri4CTV. In it, both Alec Mustafayev and Jairson Ascencao talk about their initial meetings.
Thumoslang’s immense power rests with its thumbnail definitions, each of which specifies in a few words the condition that, if met, lets you know when the named concept is at play. That gives Thumoslang users an effective way to prevent others from misinterpreting their speech and abusing them with linguistic ambiguity. That is how they keep the unwanted drama to a minimum, especially during difficult social situations. Consequently, they can change one’s worldview in a few sentences. This episode, A Fantasy on Mars, provides a demonstration. Read more
About E3 A New Subject in School
In this episode, the author introduces Thumoslang in a surprising way. This introduction is based on the video [Relationship Count | NDBaker93 Thumoslang105 | S8E2](v=fAso8b69RXk) on Ri4CTV. It recounts the first meeting between Nickantony Quach, a published philosopher, and Andy, a junior student of a local high school. His friend Ed, a senior student, introduced the two. At the start of the meeting, Andy thought he had over 500 relationships. Read more
About E4 A Foretaste of Love
What is love? What is the result of loving? This episode answers these questions directly and offers the objective meaning of love, whereas The Law of Love, the fourth episode in Trekvella’s Series 4 – Thumoslang Philosophy, explains how love behaves. Both episodes provide the necessary context for First Encounter with Love, the eighth episode in Trekvella’s Series 3 – Thumoslang at Work. All three episodes together make up the love lesson of Trekvella. Without its knowledge, many parents could not explain the mechanics of love to their children and correctly discharge its power. This secret of love first appeared in Chapter Six of the original Thumos textbook in 2017. Before that, almost all members of our humanity frequently had a hard time with love and, in general, relationships.
The Big Picture First, the fourth episode in Trekvella’s Series 2 – Practical Guide to Thumoslang, takes a closer look at this episode. It shows how to address a momentary issue by looking at a bigger context. It also explains how the handling of a relationship plays out in this episode, A Foretaste of Love.
In this episode, the author tells the story of how Norman D. Baker, born in 1993, was introduced to Rhode Island Foresight Television (Ri4CTV), a YouTube channel. The second half of this episode is based on the video [What is Leadership? How to Lead? | NDBaker93 | S1E12](v=ekIJ8MQdCGw) on Ri4CTV.
About E5 Business of the Self
This episode explains how to realize personal ideals at the highest speed possible by running your life professionally. One of the first steps is to organize your business-of-the-self into five different life departments. Your Life Departments, the fourth episode in Trekvella’s Series 5 – Personal Startup Using Thumoslang, explains further. These episodes address the following question. Could you love others without knowing how they run their constantly-evolving life departments?
About E6 A Video Letter
How could one use Thumoslang to do family repair or relationship mending within a few weeks? A Family Repaired, the second episode in Trekvella’s Series 3 – Thumoslang at Work, provides the answer. This episode explains further.
In the video [Video Letter to Lucia | NDBaker93 | S3E1](v=fvWXY4RRMfI), Jairson Ascencao composed an impromptu letter. He explains Thumoslang and how he used it to mend the relationship with his mother.
About E7 Ahead of History
What is leadership? Why do most people know only its perceived meaning but not its objective meaning? This episode gives you a heads-up. What a Catch, the 7th episode in Series 2 – Practical Guide to Thumoslang, explains further.
Based on the video [What is Leadership? How to Lead? | NDBaker93 | S1E12](v=ekIJ8MQdCGw), this episode explains the concept of leadership. To be a leader, you must not go too far ahead that what you do is not part of what your people do in their history.
About E8 A Child Empowered
The video [How The Children Should Speak The Parent Language | NDBaker93 | S6E11](v=RE2pjyz5Flo) captures Norman D. Baker’s reaction to how Alec Mustafayev responded to how a third-grader discharged Thumoslang’s immense power against its creator and gave his father a taste of his own medicine. This episode recounts the experience.