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The Shamrock System – Plus, Minus, and Equal

Frank Shamrock is one of the most successful mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters of all time. He was named “Fighter of the Decade” for the 1990s by the… 289 more words

Leadership Development

The Power To Let Go

Some things you need to let go of or they will kill your energy, your spirit. your will.

Some things you need to let go of because it is their spirit to be free. 6 more words

Life Chatter

Judge of the Earth - Psalm 94 Part 1

Growing with God: A daily devotional with Tonia Slimm.

Psalm 94:1-2 (NIV)
The Lord is a God who avenges. O God who avenges, shine forth. Rise up, Judge of the earth; pay back to the proud what they deserve. 844 more words

Bertrand Russell on an Unfortunate Irony

THE WHOLE PROBLEM WITH THE WORLD IS THAT FOOLS AND FANATICS ARE ALWAYS SO CERTAIN OF THEMSELVES, AND WISER PEOPLE SO FULL OF DOUBTS.

— BERTRAND RUSSELL

Fine Lines

from some
past direction
a hypocritical wind
fouls the morning
preached wisdom
falls on deaf ears
callously severed
by one-sided-slung-mud
laced with
paper swords

there’s a… 62 more words

Article on Humility

Article on Humility

St. Augustine said that pride was the first sin; in his book Whose Justice?  Which Rationality? Alasdair MacIntyre identifies this identification of pride as the deadly sin and humility as the cardinal virtue as distinguishing characteristics of the Augustinian moral tradition. 110 more words

Philosophy

Against Superiority


When I read about the massacre in the New Zealand mosques (as of now, 49 people have died, and the suspect is a white nationalist), I felt, in addition to sadness and disgust, a renewed rejection of superiority. 1,139 more words