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Our Greatest of Teachers…

I believe there will soon be a time when the memory of September 11, 2001 is used no longer to mourn a great tragedy, rally the cries of patriotism, or beat the drums of endless war, but to explore the … Continue reading

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On Reality, Unity, and Duality…

We live in a world which appears quite separate and distinct from the one which we feel inside our bodies.  From within our biological vessels we see, experience, and interact with all aspects of our environment.  Yet within these vessels … Continue reading

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Duality…

We live in a world of extremes.  Whether it is a product of our psychological inability to deal with cognitive dissonance or some attempt to simplify our thoughts into easy to follow dichotomies, we just can’t resist our epic game … Continue reading

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Our Generation 2.0…

How do you resurrect a dying and broken society?  How do you feel when despite the tremendous progress humanity has made in your time, they tell you that you must live less prosperously than your parents?  How can you dream … Continue reading

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Our Generation…

Just another throwback to an older writing…Might be worth a look given the times we live in… We are the children of the New World Order; the infants of Moscow, Washington, and Berlin; the kindergarteners of Yugoslavia, Rwanda, and Somalia; … Continue reading

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Occupy…

Occupy: to take or fill up; to engage or employ the mind, energy, or attention of; to be a resident or tenant of; to take possession and control of, as by military invasion; to hold…(dictionary.com) It is a word used … Continue reading

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From Competition to Cooperation

One of my favorite games growing up was Monopoly.  My grandfather has a special anniversary edition of the game and almost every time we visited we would pull it out of the box, choose our pieces (I generally liked the … Continue reading

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Letter to the 7 billionth human being…

It is unlikely that you will ever meet me.  Time, circumstance, and coincidence have set our lives apart in ways far beyond our control.  In a world so full of human beings however, I hope that you will find the … Continue reading

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It’s all in the Network…

Besides the words “freedom”, “democracy”, and “terrorism”, the word “network” has become one of the most ubiquitous terms in the English language.  We are certainly living in a much more complicated and interconnected world than any of our parents could … Continue reading

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