All writings in the Humanity category

A Practical Guide to Being Better

NOTE:  This is a work in progress.  It is meant to serve as a practical guide to improvement. A brand of madness brought about by choice.  Our conscious mind, driving a fraction of our decisions, compels us on occasion to usurp our subconscious by believing strongly that an abrupt leap from a lovely path into the…

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The only thing that can destroy your dreams is your own unwillingness to move towards them.

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Forward Progress

I am not going to tell you that your routine doesn’t matter. It does matter. Everything you do in your life matters. Enjoy all of it. What I am going to tell you is to think big picture. Don’t allow your routine to define the entirety of your existence. Don’t look back twenty years from…

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The Technological Singularity

Loss of limb and spirit, that is the fruit enjoyed by a selfless lion in a den of hyenas. Dissolution of faith and the mind’s eye closing to wonderment. We find, manifested from our observation and will, an opportunity to transcend inclinations which we collectively surmise as both unnecessary and unwanted. This independent realization flows…

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A Questionable Late Hour

It is simple to say, “I know nothing”, however that statement is logically broken. If you know that you know nothing, then you know something. If you know something, then you are capable of knowing. If you are capable of knowing without having to learn the something that you know, which would be the case…

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Merus & Mr. Sapi

The sounds of shattering dishes and screaming permeate the wall to the next room.  Young children sit before a broken television in a futile attempt to quiet their restless minds.  One sibling leans to his older brother and whispers, “I wonder if they are going to get a divorce?”  The older brother sighs as he…

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The Characteristics of a Good Man

After a lengthy discussion with a good friend regarding the nature and characteristics of a “good, strong man”, I concluded with the following ten guidelines: Be a bringer of peace and courage to all those around you. Build strength in the hearts of all whom surround you. Behave in a manner consistent with how you…

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Wild Heart

Dew laden grass spans across a vast rolling prairie, a cool morning sun crests the horizon.  The caw of a passing crow echoes against distant mountains as the stranger lifts his head in silent prayer.  His dark business suit sits in stark contrast to the natural, road less world surrounding him.  Deep black eyes consumed…

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Meaningful Anchor

Lydia was shocked when the notice first arrived.  The initial excitement of winning such a prestigious award eventually

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The Path

To care is to enable, celebrate, and acknowledge To love is to participate, appreciate, listen, and learn To hate is to hold back, break down, imprison, and destroy To be free is to disregard, be mindless, be enabled, and be without To be imprisoned is to have ego, to possess, and to covet To be…

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