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don’t despair…grieve instead

Someone recently asked how I’ve “illustrated” despair… If despair is defined as “complete loss of hope”, then I haven’t illustrated despair.  But I have tried to illustrate grief…to illustrated sorrow… I will allow myself to grieve, but I won’t allow … Continue reading

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the hope of an incompetent human being

In his 1969 bestselling book, The Peter Principle, Dr. Laurence Peter presented this premise: “In a Hierarchy Every Employee Tends to Rise to His Level of Incompetence” At a time when many of our best and brightest seemed to be … Continue reading

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the hope of an pessimistic optimist

All successful civilizations follow a pattern of behavior that leads to collapse… …according to William Ophuls, author of Immoderate Greatness. Here’s the gist of Ophuls’ argument: As a civilization grows and prospers, it naturally becomes more and more complex.  This … Continue reading

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our cyber light

“If God is not in cyberspace and we have to bring him there, how do we do that?”                  — Thomas Friedman* When I first heard that question, I said, “Yes—we must find a way!” But after some thought, I … Continue reading

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