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"This" Tropism : what you read understands you

The King of Kings of the world, for this, is Marcel Proust.

Buy, one day, a good translation of “A la Recherche du Temps Perdu” (In Search of Lost Time).

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The Bigger Picture ~ Freeze-Frame Part 2

In my post ‘Magical Freeze-Frame Moments’ I shared with you my ways of deepening my connection with Nature. Now I’d like to share with you a sort of follow-up to what I believe is really happening in those moments, and how rather than deepening the connection they are actually simply broadening my visualisation; hence my perception of reality and the bigger picture. 878 more words


When your brain has pop-up windows...

– Focus, dear, where are you?
– I have pop-up windows, sorry…

To go blank. To zone out. I searched for English vocabulary, you see? 115 more words

Non-linear Thoughts

I am starting to believe my brain is a briefcase of graphic organizers.

How I wish I could sort my thoughts in compartments and mentally label them, each time I have to challenge my own reasons behind decisions that I make by every turn of the clock.

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Through out my childhood and adulthood, my life that is to say, I’ve had trouble focusing. I have been naturally gifted with the ability to waste time no matter how much time I might have. 478 more words


John Quincy Adams on Efficiency vs. Effectiveness, the Proper Aim of Ambition, and His Daily Routine

John Quincy Adams. Portrait by John Singleton Copley, 1796.

“The spark from Heaven is given to few — It is not to be obtained by intreaty or by toil.” 635 more words


m vs f brains?

I have always had a fairly strong stance on whether males and females were capable of the same things. I have conceded that males and females are biologically different due to differences in our chromosomes, but have always ascertained that the discrepancies between individual people were so large that, although on average males may have some difference to females, in general you could not assume those differences for an individual. 1,590 more words

Thoughts And Tangents