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Information Overload

Using the Internet to gather some information has been compared to trying to get a drink from a gushing fire-hose. The metaphor came to mind as I ended my at-home spiritual retreat. The backlog of personal business, correspondence, and current … Continue reading

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IMHO

In my humble opinion, I never used to think of myself as opinionated. This belief was revealed to be false after remembering the maxim, “Birds of a feather flock together”. Since a great many of my friends and associates have … Continue reading

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Information Overload

The morning began with the constant rumble of distant thunder. The sound was somewhat soothing, so I drifted back to sleep for a few minutes. Then I woke up again because the thundershower had arrived overhead. It was making quite … Continue reading

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So Much Manipulation

We are awash in a world of data, statistics, and relationships artfully controlled, and altered for insidious reasons by people for those people’s advantage. This is such a common bug in our culture that we rarely pay attention to it … Continue reading

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Information Overload

My friend Jorge remembers when he could sit down with a news magazine or the nightly newscast and find out the most important events of the day. It was like taking a drink out of a water fountain. My friend … Continue reading

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