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Corporate Passion!

Corporate Passion! Traveling to a foreign country for the first time is an experience that usually leaves very deep impressions on people. The culture and customs seem very exotic as one comes to the realization that not everyone lives as they do. One can have these same experiences upon returning to their home country if […]

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Politics

Solipsism, Politics and Facebook

I read a lot. This is not meant as a brag or a boast but rather something that has occurred with this addiction I have formed to my tiny black information box called the Iphone.  Over the past couple of years I have come to the habit of repeatedly pressing the home button, entering my […]

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History is Alive

In my short 35 year life I have had the great fortune to travel a good portion of the world and experience a great many things. Most of these travels occurred during my twenties but it was not the travels alone that contributed to these fantastic experiences. It was the study of language that gave […]

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Life Random

Penance, Happiness, Language and Poison Oak

It has recently occurred to me that in order to achieve happiness, the opposite is first required.

How can we know happiness when we have never experienced pain or sorrow? As I look around, I see people with a very high standard of living, which the Kings of the past could only have dreamed. I see people who should be happy or even content, slogging through life continually reaching for that elusive state of joy.

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Did the WSJ get an idea from The Global Citizen?

Did the Wall Street Journal obtain an idea from The Global Citizen?

I always love when a respected publication confirms what I have always believed. I was very enthusiastic to read the WSJ article entitled: