Tag Archives: Ego

The illusion of self-importance

“Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark.” – Carl Sagan When … Continue reading

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What is a human being?

“As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the … Continue reading

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That’s the fact Jack

Fact – a thing that is indisputably the case. Everyday “our” President provides the American people with indisputable facts via Twitter. Why are they indisputable? Because the smartest man in the world tells us so. Just this morning “our” President graced … Continue reading

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The hardest hike

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” – Thich Nhat Hanh I typically try to find hikes in the six to eight mile range with anywhere from 1,000 to 2,000 feet of elevation change. For a … Continue reading

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How do you get us to stop talking about Russia? Start talking about the Nazis.

“When David Duke and white supremacists cheer your remarks, you’re doing it very, very wrong. Great and good American presidents seek to unite, not divide. Donald Trump’s remarks clearly show he is not one of them.” – Senate Minority Leader Chuck … Continue reading

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The war of men

“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” –  Leo Tolstoy Maybe I don’t know my history but I can’t think of a single war the United States has been involved in over the last 200 years that was … Continue reading

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“I just don’t want a poor person”

“These are people that are great, brilliant business minds. That’s what we need. That’s what we have to have. So the world doesn’t take advantage. We can’t have the world taking advantage of us anymore. I love all people. It … Continue reading

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