Okay, so this past week, while sketching out some preliminary stages for a few pieces, I told myself I’d ruminate on the simple and peaceful advice offered by Zen teacher Dogen Zenji (see italics in previous post), consider Nature (trees and bees and the like, as well as the center qualities that are inborn and neglected or repressed, celebrated or expressed, due to conditions/conditioning, or lack thereof), and think about choices we make that lead or distract us from following Nature (again, literally and figuratively). 632 more words
Part One: The Promise of the Frontier
Not much has been written about Philip K. Dick’s philosophy of history as revealed in his fiction. On the one hand, this is surprising because from the beginning of his career Dick was concerned with the fate of human civilizations. 4,215 more words
You had to hand it to the Executive Council of the company. They found new ways to try to get the pulse of the company. In anticipation of the latest all hands meeting, they had harnessed the power of social media to get the opinions of the employees. 506 more words
From National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun:
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Rising rents and repaying student-loan debt makes saving for a down payment more difficult, especially for young adults who’ve experienced limited job prospects and flat wage growth since entering the workforce.