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Great Agony

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou

Wisdom

How do adults deal with childhood trauma?

As adults we are expected to go on with our lives, leave the past in the past and just get over anything less than good. Unfortunately it is not always that easy. 115 more words

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What Dreams May Come

Sixteen years ago I watched a movie that made me dig deep into my life. I consider myself someone who always finds meaning in everything. Every single thing I see, hear or feel, and watching a movie is not the exception. 458 more words

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Wanted mentors: Dead or Alive

In the city of Florence Italy stands the cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore with a massive dome, a masterpiece in its day, built without centering supporting (wooden framework to hold up dome while mortar dried), it took centuries before anyone could build a larger one. 517 more words

Creativity

Why Sam Harris is better than you

Sam Harris is better than you for many reasons, but given that I cannot list them all here, I’ll simply settle for this list of 5: 206 more words

Philosophy

Working Through Pain

What does it mean to work through pain? More importantly, how does it feel? I am not an expert, as I’ve mentioned before but I have gone through tough times and have worked through my own pain. 549 more words

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Christopher Hitchens. His ever-so influential approach to putting ideas under the microscope.

Christopher Hitchens, having passed away in December 15, 2011 has left a void open to many in the atheistic and philosophical circles. Reducing the oh-so notorious “Four-horsemen” Daniel Dennett, Richard Dawkins, and Sam Harris to a less but still intimidating “Trinity.” 284 more words

Philosophy