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Illusion

I sit at my desk and tap on some keys. Letters form words, sentences, paragraphs, and a story. This activity appears on Microsoft’s “Notepad” so I can edit and proofread the product of my mental processes. When I try to … Continue reading

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Heart To Heart

An ancient Eastern sage once said, “Human hearts are fields of blessings for the world, since this is where the path of reason originates.” Since we are taught that matters of the heart and subjects of reason are separate, this … Continue reading

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Some Words Regarding Words

During the past year or so, I’ve been gradually downsizing my personal library. I was first motivated to do so a few years ago, when some of my cousins and I had to liquidate dad’s collections of books. The majority … Continue reading

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Pondering Mental Analogies And Metaphors

Some of our analogies about thinking and consciousness historically tend to mimic the contemporary technologies of their times. For instance, mechanical automatons were popular in the seventeenth century. The mechanical or clockwork devices performed lifelike tasks for entertainment. Rudimentary manufacturing … Continue reading

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Harmonious

Living life on “auto-pilot” can result in a gradual misalignment of our actions from our personal values. A person may realize that she is not being true to herself because she has been allowing others or society to determine what … Continue reading

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Message In A Bottle

There used to be a lot of newspaper cartoons about stranded castaways on tiny islands tossing bottles containing messages into the sea. These cartoons are less common these days. The message in a bottle theme is both amusing and puzzling … Continue reading

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