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Boundaries

“We do not find boundaries, we create them”. -E.R. Hughes Advertisements

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Fortune vs. Virtue

  Be able to distinguish and tell the difference between fortune and virtue. Fortune is what happens to you or other people, essentially out of your control. Virtue on the other hand is what you do about what has happened or what has been done to you, essentially what you can control and influence. Therefore … Read moreFortune vs. Virtue

A Mental Mosaic

“Without the arts, life appears boring, drab, dry and meaningless. Without the science’s life would appear senseless and random. Therefore, they are both equally important, for they endow the world and its inhabitants with the tools to cultivate, nourish, explore and advance. Working in unison together, they both support the well-being of humanity. Let us … Read moreA Mental Mosaic

Quantum Theory: A Very Short Introduction

“I think I can safely say that no one understands quantum mechanics.” “What has been considered to be the arena of clear and determinate process was found to be at its subatomic roots, cloudy and fitful in its behavior.” “Compared with this revolutionary change (quantum mechanics) the great discoveries of general and special relativity seem … Read moreQuantum Theory: A Very Short Introduction

HERACLITUS

FRAGMENTS (Circa 500 B.C.)  Heraclitus | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy If happiness consisted in the pleasures of the body, we should call oxen happy whenever they come across bitter vetch to eat. The sun is new everyday. The one is made up of all things, and all things of the one. How can one hide … Read moreHERACLITUS

The Success System That Never Fails

W. Clement Stone  – The Success System That Never Fails (1962) “Success is achieved by those who try and keep trying. Where there is nothing to lose by trying and everything to gain by trying, by all means try.” “When thoughts don’t neutralize am undesirable emotion, action will.” “Time is one of the most important … Read moreThe Success System That Never Fails

Existentialism and Modern Literature

BY DAVIS DUNBAR MCELROY Ph.D. 1963 By all means let us take life seriously, but let us be serious about the things that matter. Spinoza’s concept of God as the sum of all natures forces which rule the universe and of the phenomena which result from them has given me the greatest of satisfaction. The … Read moreExistentialism and Modern Literature

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