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May 31, 2019: Considering Beauty and Happiness in Times of Ugly and Despair

Brought to you by What’s the Debate?™ (© 2019), a division of Book-In-A-Drawer Publications.™  All rights reserved. Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they leave.  Oscar Wilde [He’s] not a business man, he’s not a wealth creator, he’s a cash extractor.  David Cay Johnson When existing understanding and new experience conflict, one must […]

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April 30, 2019: Sense-Making

A comparing mind finds hierarchies.  Hoo-nōs I was in a seminar many years ago and the group I was part of had two folks I found nearly impossible to listen to because they were, let’s say unusual in appearance and demeanor—as in really unusual.  I got caught up wallowing in that shallow data and it […]

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February 28, 2019: The Fog of Life

Even clarity can obscure.  Hoo-nōs        The saying “It’s always something” is very telling.  Sometimes I think we work very hard in our own ways just to find a space and a moment to breathe deeply and freely.  It’s a huge endeavor and a weird energy-output to energy-input ratio to expend so much to find […]

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January 31, 2019: Mind Hack: Part Deux (see the blog dated December 10, 2016)

It’s a scary idea that someone could “write” into our mind, create thoughts and ideas in our own brain that we won’t be able to distinguish from ones that we generate ourselves.  Would there even be any difference?  Moran Cerf, neuroscientist and business professor, Northwestern University (as reported in Time, January 28, 2019, p.33). I […]

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December 30, 2018: Best Years Ahead: There Will Be Tears; Worst: There Will Be Blood

Free at last! Free at last! Thank God Almighty, we are free at last! Martin Luther King Jr. (a transcription from the audio of his I Have a Dream speech on August 28, 1963) Tear (tir) and tear (ter) are spelled the same, but have two different pronunciations and two different meanings though they involve […]

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December 19, 2016: Life and Love

There comes a time when living on doesn’t matter. Just be sure. There is never a time when love doesn’t matter. And that’s for sure. Hoo-nōs It is a season about life and love. I love it. I feel it. I immerse. There is still a sense of separation, of beings lacking connection—at least that […]

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