Readers of this site will note that I have a broad definition of “philosopher.” My reading list reflects this.
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Recently, I discovered Alain de Botton, a philosopher for the people. Read More
Ah parents–good parents– So lovable yet so gullible. They’ll buy anything–tips and tricks– that are “good for the kids.” But, alas, there’s something wrong. Their kids get lost in the throng! As they exit their bubble They begin to struggle. What if the secret to success is failure? What if you need grit in order […]
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“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it” – Albert Einstein
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“Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.” – Bruce Lee
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Unless you have one overriding goal in life, it’s better to hope, not expect.
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Exercise yourself in small things. It’s a simple statement. But think about what it means if you really put it into practice. We are all taught to think big, to dream fantastic dreams, to not settle for less. There’s nothing wrong with that. Keep your dreams and big plans, for they are precious things, aye, […]
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