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Reasons We Sabotage Our Bliss

Over the years we lose our belief in magic, the Easter Bunny, and Santa Claus.  Some of us lose bigger things like our belief in God.  622 more words

Book Review - Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

Charlie Gordon has an IQ of 68 and is thirty-three years old. He lives a simple life, sweeping the floor at a bakery and attending classes at a school for the mentally-handicapped. 509 more words


Know what’s great about America?  The freedom to be as ignorant as you like and the freedom to pretend to be as ignorant as you like.


All is Fair in Love and Clichés

My mother used to say to me… “David, you can’t please everyone.” I didn’t learn just how true this was until one sunny Saturday afternoon in 1978 when I spied the gorgeous apple tree in my neighbour’s yard. 487 more words

Short Stories

Blissful ignorance?

I spent some of my life as somewhat of a closeted leftist. Not because I didn’t think my values were worth discussing, but more because, as a middle class Brazilian girl in private school, I didn’t exactly grow up in an environment that was very conducive to racial awareness, class consciousness, and feminism. 771 more words


Too much thinking

The more I think, the worse I feel. The more I do, the better I feel.

It’s easier to be ignorant than to be knowledgeable, as ironic as that sounds. 109 more words