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foolproof systems are for fools

  I do not trust ideologues… …though their ideologies can be so tempting… It’s so tempting to believe that a solution has been found…a way out of this mess we’ve made for ourselves… …a perfect system that can answer all … Continue reading

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honest effort

  When we see the above design, we see a full circle… …due to a little trick of the human mind—a trick known as “closure”.  Mentally, we fill in the gap. Of course, we usually use the word “closure” in … Continue reading

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my good fortune

  “It’s better to idealize the real, than to realize the ideal.” Years ago, I stopped on New Orleans city sidewalk to find that message on a little slip of paper beneath my foot. It’d come from a fortune cookie. … Continue reading

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Oh Che Can You See?

  Yesterday, on the anniversary of Ernesto “Che” Guevara’s birthday… …as I drank my Bolivian dark roast while sitting on a shopping mall bench… …I thought of the reverential treatment Che still receives from those who see him as a … Continue reading

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