Study Wide & Far

  “To bring out the best in ourselves (and at times the worst too) a study of the lives of the great of all races, ages and times is a necessity.” –Joel Augustus Rogers

What Is Your Focus Aimed At

  “Whatever you give attention to and focus on you will tend to get. For some reason we tend to focus on the “average” instead of the “exceptional”. We say to ourselves, “well on average” as if that was the best and most accurate barometer for us. I say nay, that is not the best. … Read moreWhat Is Your Focus Aimed At

A Bridge Between Old & New

  “Man is something that shall be overcome. Man is a rope, tied between beast and over man – a rope over an abyss.What is great in man is that he is a bridge and not an end. But it is the same with man as with the tree. The more he seeks to rise … Read moreA Bridge Between Old & New

Good Intentions – Better Outcomes

“The poor do not need charity; they need inspiration. Charity only sends them a loaf of bread to keep them alive in their wretchedness, or gives them an entertainment to make them forget for an hour or two; but inspiration will cause them to rise out of their misery. If you want to help the … Read moreGood Intentions – Better Outcomes

Keep Planting

“Always continue to plant seeds and cultivate your mental, physical and spiritual garden. Don’t stop, keep planting. Someday, inevitably, they will blossom and grow. At this occurrence you will be shocked at how much effort you have put in and all of the experiences, good and bad, that came with the journey. And even if … Read moreKeep Planting

Who Is In Control?

“The entire banking system of our days, regardless of the country, is arranged in such a way that we do not own our money… Due to this phenomenon (quantitative easing), the amount of money in the world has greatly increased, while the purchasing power of the dollar has decreased over the past 100 years by … Read moreWho Is In Control?

Use Or Be Used By Our Technology

“Social media can be a great tool if used properly (haha), but the designers and developers of these technologies knew well before hand how very irrational humans are and our proclivity to become addicted to attention, validation and stimulation. These technologies give us constant hits of dopamine. We are being played like fiddles in an orchestra, … Read moreUse Or Be Used By Our Technology

The Plasticity Of Our Brains

  “We all have brains made up of 100 trillion connections that are powerful beyond measure. If we learn to use them for the greatest good we can change the world for the better. But we must be careful, the brain is quite malleable and adaptive. That is one of its attributes that has allowed … Read moreThe Plasticity Of Our Brains

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