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Happiness

I believe that the definition of happiness has been corrupted, especially from the meaning as most likely applied when the US Constitution was written. Happiness, in today’s consumer driven, me-me-me, culture has become synonymous with fame, popularity and possessions. It is the late night 30 minute infomercial on how you can be happy once you […]

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Planning

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable. Dwight D. Eisenhower A good stoic observation related to control. You cannot control outcomes, only your actions. This relates to another saying, “Luck favors the prepared”. To be a stoic does not mean that I wait passively for events […]

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Highways, Rudders and Weathervanes

We all make choices based on the information available and the biases in our thinking. Some of these choices can be inflexible and dogmatic, such as those who hew to religion, especially fundamentalists, while others (including myself) attempt to have a more open mind. In this regard, our choices can range in comparison from that […]

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