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Dare To Live

A man with outward courage dares to die;
a man with inner courage dares to live.

source: Lao Tzu
image: Eddie’s Image Collection, Fishermen

Culture

The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

Tone: Like most of Malcolm Gladwell’s writings, it bears the factual and confident air that only Gladwell can achieve. The excerpt is filled with statistics and numbers that bolster his point that, just like STDs, societal epidemics are filled with numerous little factors that can cause something that isn’t even all that great to thrive. 130 more words

Culture And Society

Message2: Be kind

“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”
― John Holmes

'Homo Faber'

Human beings have often been presented as entities uniquely capable of shaping their own conditions for living, across a variety of dimensions including the material, intellectual, and in terms of anticipation of their future. 1,899 more words

Brothel

Brothel: (n) a house where men can visit prostitutes.

Aside from the fact that no little girl aspires to be a prostitute and that the environment surrounding “the oldest business” is usually permeated with drugs and crime, the whole adventure has a nasty quality that accentuates many of the more degrading aspects of human nature. 145 more words

B Words

Find Your Light

Doubt everything.
Find your own light.

source: The Buddha
image: Eddie’s Image Collection, Stonehenge 

Culture