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Wonder

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“Wisdom begins in wonder.” ~Socrates

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Free Will

“My first act of free will shall be to believe in free will.” “The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude.” ~William James (considered the father of modern psychology)

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Fool’s Odyssey 22

To read Fool’s Odyssey from the beginning, click here. Chapter Six: Bread Upon the Water (Continued) Previously: A failure in his brief lives of materialism, sensualism, and idealism, The Fool found no new lives to pursue. ↔ The next day I bought … Continue reading

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Existentialist Family Holiday

Summer is officially here (in my hemisphere, anyway).  And that means vacation planning!  May your holidays be free of angst.  Some tips: Avoid Kafka Festivals, bald sopranos, any town named Weltschmerz, and any place that has No Exit. Hey, life may … Continue reading

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Fool’s Odyssey 14

To read Fool’s Odyssey from the beginning, click here. Chapter Four: Wanderings in the Wilderness Previously: Disenchanted with sensualism, the Fool sought a different life. Again. ↔ I finally found someone to share all the fun I wasn’t having. It … Continue reading

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5 Year Old Exposes Truth About Barney!

My daughter Mandy was born smart. If she’d known English the day she was born, I’m sure she’d have explained to the obstetrician that he was doing it all wrong. By the time she was 2 that oversight had been … Continue reading

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World Views “Glass-ified”

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
A Comprehensive Glass-ification of World Views Optimist – The glass is ½ full Pessimist – The glass is ½ empty Darwin – The glass appeared at random and without cause. It belongs to whoever can…

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