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Starting small

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” Lao Tzu Before I can make a difference in my life to implement my plans I must take action. Taking that action can sometimes be a challenge when the goal I have set is ambitious. When I found myself procrastinating in getting started, the words […]

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Who benefits?

TANSTAAFL (There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch) The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, Robert Heinlein Reading a book on the statin hoax (The Great Cholesterol Con) reminds me why skepticism must be one of my core values, in order to minimize the degree to which others will be effective in trying to […]

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Checking my ego

“Remove desire for empty fame, the reputation of a philosopher, or to have lived your whole life as a philosopher. The plan of your life opposes it. Discard concern for how others see you and be content to live the remainder of your life without distraction, directed by your nature. You have experienced many wanderings […]

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False Idols

Societies have always been obsessed with adoration of individuals who have been elevated over the masses, whether it is rulers, religious leaders, sports or political figures. In today’s mass media cesspool, the elevation, destruction and churn of these individuals occurs at an even faster pace and now includes more political figures, more sports figures, more […]

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