Tag Archives: apathy


A social worker acquaintance discussed the topic of defeatism with my friends group recently. Albert mentioned a few of his cases (without naming them) who were fearful of change and exhibited a serious lack of initiative. The adolescents had been … Continue reading

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Too Late

It’s never too late to ______. Fill in the blank with nearly any topic and you will supposedly increase your level of motivation. The phrase is the stuff of Internet memes. It is an example of sweeping generalizations. The facts … Continue reading

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From my perspective, it appears that wide-spread complacency has brought civilization to the brink of collapse. We have lulled ourselves into this collective state of mind because we seem to think we have all the necessary answers at our disposal … Continue reading

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Say “Meh” For Blasé Day

The last time Jorge stopped by for a visit, we skimmed through my homemade, treasured notebook of accumulated, off-beat holidays.  His eyes stopped at the entry for Blasé Day.  He asked why I didn’t have any references listed for it.  … Continue reading

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