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the fable of the man, the wind, and the oak tree

You’ve probably already heard about the contest between the sun and the wind… The bet was: who’d be the first to get the man to remove his jacket. When the wind blew, the man only clutched his jacket more tightly. … Continue reading

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diamonds in the rough

After careful consideration, I’ve concluded it’s best to adopt this simple belief: Life is rough. Not just for you and me, but for everyone. And I mean, everyone.  People of all hues and all walks of life– …for the white-collar … Continue reading

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pausing on the threshold

  We’ve chosen January 1st as the time to look back on where we’ve been… …as we look ahead to consider where we might like to go. I find a certain satisfaction in being in synch with the rest of … Continue reading

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three ways of celebration

I’m not a Pagan…I’m not a Christian… …I’m not much of a partier… Yet during this Solstice season, I’ve become a bit of all three: I’m enjoying the deep mystery of darkness, as any good Pagan would—a mystery that speaks … Continue reading

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the good fight

  1,000,000 people are now going to have to become much, much funnier… …to make up for the loss of Robin Williams… …the greatest improv comic I have ever witnessed. However, I don’t know if I can join that one … Continue reading

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Robot or Water?

Would you substitute a robot for a human boyfriend or girlfriend? That is, if the robot seemed human in all aspects? The question is not purely speculative—the possibility will eventually become a reality.  Maybe even soon enough for us to … Continue reading

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