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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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Self-Reliance

“There is guidance for all of us and by lowly listening we shall hear the right word.” “There is a certain wisdom of humanity which is common to the greatest an as with the lowest and which our ordinary education often labors to silence and obstruct.” “We are wiser than we know, do the thing … Read moreSelf-Reliance

Sigmund Freud – On Dreams

“What is common in all of these dreams is obvious. They completely satisfy wishes excited during the day which remain unrealized. They are simply undisguisedly realizations of wishes.” “An idea merely existing in the region of possibility is replaced by a vision of its accomplishment.” “We have learned that the most intelligible and meaningful dreams … Read moreSigmund Freud – On Dreams

The Paradox of Tangibility.

“Not everything that is quantifiable counts and not everything that counts is quantifiable.”   -E.R. Hughes Think about that for some time!

Impetus Per Diem

by E.R. Everybody wants to be a big bad rich entrepreneur or business person, but rarely do people realize all of the trials and tribulations that go into establishing and maintaining a profitable and successful business that will sustain over the years. Not only that,but once your business reaches a certain level you’ll have to … Read moreImpetus Per Diem

WE GET TO KEEP THE LIMITATIONS THAT WE ARGUE FOR. -LES BROWN

WE GET TO KEEP THE LIMITATIONS THAT WE ARGUE FOR. -LES BROWN What does this quote mean to you? To me it means that when we constantly reinforce our limitations we not only make them stronger but we began to believe them at a deep level. We unconsciously make them apart of our attitude and thought … Read moreWE GET TO KEEP THE LIMITATIONS THAT WE ARGUE FOR. -LES BROWN

The 25 Cognitive Biases “The Psychology of Human Misjudgment”

(photo cred. http://ignorelimits.com/the-25-cognitive-biases-explained/) “Munger is a multidisciplinary rational machine. Read the Almanack and buy copies for your kids. Learn from him.” -George Sotiriou 25 Cognitive Biases 1.Reward and Punishment 2.Liking/Loving 3. Disliking/Hating 4. Doubt/Avoidance 5. Inconsistency/Avoidance 6.Curiosity 7. Kantian Fairness 8. Envy/Jealousy 9.Reciprocation 10. Influence-From-Mere-Association 11.Pain-Avoiding Denial 12. Excessive Self Regard 13. Over-Optimism 14. Deprival-Super Reaction … Read moreThe 25 Cognitive Biases “The Psychology of Human Misjudgment”

The Hidden Heart of the Cosmos

Brian Swimme “The Sun, in each second, transforms four million tons of itself into light” “The base of the universe seethes with creativity so much that physicists refer to the universes ground state as “space time foam” “The more carefully we study the universe the stranger it gets” “We exist then at the very origin … Read moreThe Hidden Heart of the Cosmos

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