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The World As A Mirror

During the past couple of months, I’ve been exploring an unlikely “rabbit hole” or particular aspect of technology. It was actually a reawakening of one of my childhood obsessions–aviation. It was an interest that I could not pursue as an … Continue reading

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My late father admitted that he was obsessed with practical, cold, hard facts. Imaginary scenarios rarely captured his interest. The only exception I remember was a year-long obsession with Immanuel Velikovsky’s book Worlds in Collision. Dad liked to quote Velikovsky’s … Continue reading

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Martyr Complex?

I’d like to see pop psychology focus less upon narcissism and more on other topics. It’s not that people don’t experience a lot of serious problems around the issue of narcissism–we do. My quibble with how it is addressed in … Continue reading

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Mind The Mind

“Curiosity is the lust of the mind.”–Thomas Hobbes The old Hobbes quote is one that pops up in my mind from time to time. This occurred this morning while observing “Orange” the cat who visits my doorstep nearly every day. … Continue reading

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My friend Darrin (not his real name) goes to great pains to eliminate labels from his life. ┬áHe will not purchase clothing with a brand name or logo displayed on it. If branding is unavoidable, he removes it. For instance, … Continue reading

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Narcissist Or Egotist?

There is a virtual flood of articles and videos about narcissists on the Web these days. We might even say that victims of narcissists could be a major subculture in the world. Personal observation is my basis for this opinion. … Continue reading

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I had originally planned to write about auto insurance for today’s blog post, but I shelved that idea in favor of another topic. This is just as or more important than insuring your vehicle. There is a different, older type … Continue reading

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