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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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freedom fighter

As most children do, I dreamed of being free… Finally (a century later, it seemed), I got my freedom.  At the age of eighteen, I left home and over the years, moved here and there, to one city after another, … Continue reading

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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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Ironic Myth

After I’d written the poem below, I realized I’d created a myth… I’d created a story to help explain the mysterious workings of our life, our world, our Universe—without killing the mystery. The poem explains why our world spins… But … Continue reading

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