Tag Archives: survival

fable of the mouse who lived as a rat

A poor street mouse, desperately looking for a home in the cold rain… …found the backstage door to a theater open.  There, under the facade of a house front propped against the wall, a mother rat nursed her litter.  The … Continue reading

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to dream the possible dream

Good group, wrong name. Recently, while doing an online search, I found a listing for “The Quixote Foundation”… Their stated mission is: “to see free people in fair societies on a healthy planet.” I praise their ambition.  I just wish … Continue reading

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I gotta tell you

  We not only have a powerful need to take in stories.  We also have a powerful need to tell them… That’s obvious enough, but what drives this need? Well, I think storytelling has been essential to our survival, on … Continue reading

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In Praise of Doubt

  A doll popular in the 1980s speaks of a human dilemma… I’m talking of the Cabbage Patch doll.  What a brilliant marketing concept! Consider this: each buyer received the same basic doll… …yet no two dolls were exactly the … Continue reading

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