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Gold & Silver

You’re basked in gold
And you seize the day,
Got a man to treat you well
When life isn’t going your way.
And yet you still find the time to make sure I’m okay.

Poetry

73. Mutual Aid

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Pat: Many people think that “humans are naturally selfish”.
Peter: If only they would think…

Nature

Lady in the Water (2006)

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Lady in the Water is not a misunderstood movie. It bombed when it came out and Wikipedia says since then it has been more appreciated than critics did then, but seeing it for the first time now, it’s easy to see that it’s a big failure and the definitive tipping point for director M. 1,571 more words

Movies

Pride over vanity

Emerson would rescue the vice of pride, as the natural counterpart to the vice of vanity. If we are suckered into love of opposites, we will believe that against vanity stands humility. 533 more words

Philosophy

Daily Quote: John Steinbeck describes Greed

It has always seemed strange to me… the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system.

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The Reichenbach Fall.

As humans, we do some stupid things. One of these is expectation. Parents, teachers and friends, all constantly expect you to be, achieve, and act according to what they know of you. 276 more words

Islam

Early Church - A Relational Household of Prayer 6

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Acts 2:42-47

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The three community busters

IF individualism is the post-war curse we have all grown up with, it has brought with it two ugly cousins called egotism and consumerism. 493 more words

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