Synik: The Brand

 
Greek philosophers, 4th century b.c., - (Syn-ik)”
"Surrender to any external influence is beneath human dignity"
 
A number of year ago I broke my neck and separated my shoulder in a skiing accident. Months after the accident  I woke up one day with a pain killer & 15 yr old Scotch hangover. I started thinking about a buddy of mine who had passed away and how he named his company inspired by a Greek God. Based on how I was feeling that day- I did some research and "Synik"
was a Greek philosopher during the 4th century BC.
 
I thought...
 "What a name for a clothing company." toddA
Greek philosophers, 4th century b.c., - (syn-ik)”
"Surrender to any external influence is beneath human dignity"

Typically did not trust many areas of government or the establishment.

Poly-tics: Poly means many or multiple. Tics are blood suckers.

 A wise Synik once said , "If I had foreknowledge that a do-gooder was headed my way I would flee for fear I might have some of their good done to me."

 One famous Synik was Diogenes. He would go around Athens in broad daylight with a lantern. When people asked him what he was doing, he would say, "I am just looking for an honest man".

 Usually someone with above-average awareness, they developed such views at an early age.

They could distinguish between their friends & enemies

They did things in the full glare of the public's gaze and would be quite indifferent in the face of society which might result from their unconventional behavior.

Contrary to some, does not entail being an offensive and ignorant.

No argument can beat cold hard facts

 Happiness depends on being self-sufficient

They are not necessarily pessimists, they don't blow minor problems out of proportion, since they really don't care in the first place.

“There's a little Synik in all of us- or at least there should be."