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Harmful

Nearly all of us have been taught to never kill or hurt life, threaten health, steal possessions, or limit liberty. Doing any or all of these is harmful. Yet humans regularly do harm others either by themselves or by proxy. … Continue reading

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Danger And Safety

“Ninety-nine percent of the people in the world are fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.”–Thornton Wilder In this highly subjective, personal adventure we call life, we will encounter danger. This can happen unwittingly such … Continue reading

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Feeling Threatened

When we feel threatened it seems that we are triggered either by the mystery of the person or thing; or that we know the actual potential for harm the person or thing has. This little truism came to mind after … Continue reading

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That Wind

The snow followed the confines of the street as it flowed like a gentle creek from the northwest towards the east. The undulating, wavy pattern was mesmerizing. Next, a billowing cloud of snow appeared from the north like a tidal … Continue reading

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Electrifying

Our way of learning about dangers is often described as a child touching a hot stove. The toddler learns to avoid doing that again. I distinctly remember a moment like that happening when I was five-years-old. I was checking out the … Continue reading

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Keep Your Wits About You

During these stressful times it’s easy to allow oneself to feel anxious. We are tempted to just “tune out” and escape. While it’s healthy and refreshing to chill out, this is a poor strategy for coping and thriving. The intelligent … Continue reading

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