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Intermission

I feel I need to tie up some loose ends from the previous post. There are two phenomena that I seem to have kind of mashed up (at least that’s what I think). Both of these are from my very … Continue reading Continue reading

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Live to Make “Love Life” Stories

Why should anyone write down their life story — isn’t simply living it good enough? I think not — and the reason why is quite similar to the reason why many people keep journals of their dreams. In fact: This … Continue reading Continue reading

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Power Corrupts — and So Do Acquiescence, Conformity, Submission and Dumbed-Down Disengagement

Recently I had a little chat about something I posted as a status update on Facebook: A person who says “‪talk‬ is cheap‬” is saying more about their own poor‬‎ listening‬‎ skills‬ than anything else. I followed this statement up … Continue reading Continue reading

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What is right / wrong, good / bad about self-promotion

In the 20th century, self-promotion acquired a bad name. I think I can explain why, but explanation is rather complicated. After the modern capitalism was invented in the 18th century and became widely established throughout the western hemisphere in the … Continue reading
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An idea is the constellation of feelings that you and other people who also participate in the same shared concept engage in

Each participant acts as a partial curator of the idea, and insofar as all participants engage by collectively functioning as custodians of the concept, ideas have meanings that correspond to the uses their custodians make of them. Anyone who shirks … Continue reading
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