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Reclaiming Independence through Independents

Or: We’re Sick and Tired of Common Sense Ideas tossed off as “non-starters!”

October 17, 2014 could have been a bit of a watershed for readers of the Washington Post. 1,078 more words

Leadership

Scaling 'Grease the Groove'

In my last post about the “Grease the Groove” (GTG) concept, I discussed some of the basics of how to use this powerful tool to help speed up your skill and strength development. 641 more words

Principles

Spiritual

Time for God?

Even as a preacher’s kid I never really thought of myself as spiritual. I believed in God and a few good principles such as “Do unto others… ” I was particularly intrigued by Einstein’s observation that “God doesn’t play dice… ” God didn’t become an important part of my life until I learned to carefully look and listen. 26 more words

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Born to Keep Fit From Stockton Says 'Born to,' Series is For The Health Enthusiasts

 Born to Keep Fit from Stockton Says ‘Born to,’ series is for the health enthusiasts who feel they were indeed born to keep fit. We don’t need to lecture on the benefits of ‘BEING FIT,’ and keeping healthy, as we have all heard this speech time and time again and it must be a choice that each individual makes on their own. 253 more words

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Things to Avoid 14: Sloppiness (戒苟且)

戒單::戒苟且
凡事不宜苟且,而於飲食尤甚。廚者,皆小人下材,一日不加賞罰,則一日必生怠玩。火齊未到而姑且下嚥,則明日之菜必更加生。真味已失而含忍不言,則下次之羹必加草率。且又不止空賞空罰而已也。其佳者,必指示其所以能佳之由;其劣者,必尋求其所以致劣之故。鹹淡必適其中,不可絲毫加減;久暫必得其當,不可任意登盤。廚者偷安。吃者隨便,皆飲食之大弊。審問慎思明辨,為學之方也;隨時指點,教學相長,作師之道也。於是味何獨不然?

List of Things to Avoid::Sloppiness
Sloppiness should not be tolerated for any task, including matters of gastronomy. Cooks are uncultured people of lowly up-bringing, thus if one does not properly reward or punish them, they will begin taking short-cuts and become negligent of their culinary duties.[1] Should you willingly ingest the barely cooked vegetables you were served today, you can be sure it will be served raw to you tomorrow.

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Some Thoughts About Facts From Anonymous

“An opinion is usually a prejudice with a few unrelated facts.”

“Getting the facts is only half the job; the other half is to use them intelligently.” 38 more words

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