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February 24, 2014: A Koan

What’s the difference between dying while sitting on a hill grinning at the sunset or dying face down in the mud? Watch out for appearances. One answer to the koan depends on whether the dying was the best one could do. Grinning at the sunset could be an act of unmitigated defiance. Dying face down […]

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December 15, 2013: Greatness

Got to have permission per all those copyright rules! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be great? When I see greatness in people, I see a lot of worn-out folks. It seems to be great, one has to be a kind of successful Sisyphus—you know, the character from Greek mythology who […]

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