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Theory of Evolving

The epitome of foresight
is belief in one’s ability
to be malleable.

By reorienting to divergent viewpoints
you countervail forces that entrap you
to patterns of your past… 10 more words

Skepticism as Curiosity

Although I see myself as a skeptic, I’ve never liked that term. It always has a taint of disparagement, and I always feel like I need to explain it, or make jokes like “Don’t worry, it doesn’t seem to be very contagious.” It often seems to be used like a synonym for… 221 more words

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The Open-Mindedness of Liberals; It's a Dangerous Thing

by Diane Rufino, Nov. 25, 2017

In 1886 Sir Edward Clarke delivered a speech in the U.K. House of Commons and in polite way of insulting someone, he said: “The mind was indeed so open that it had nothing in it at all.”  In 1908, a periodical called “The New Quarterly” published excerpts from “The Note-Books of Samuel Butler,” and in Butler’s notes, he commented: “Cursed is he that does not know when to shut his mind. 12,020 more words

The Open-Mindedness of Liberals; It's a Dangerous Thing

by Diane Rufino, Nov. 25, 2017

In 1886 Sir Edward Clarke delivered a speech in the U.K. House of Commons and in polite way of insulting someone, he said: “The mind was indeed so open that it had nothing in it at all.”  In 1908, a periodical called “The New Quarterly” published excerpts from “The Note-Books of Samuel Butler,” and in Butler’s notes, he commented: “Cursed is he that does not know when to shut his mind. 12,020 more words

Oops I Did It Again

My co-worker and I had an interesting conversation last night.  This discussion centered around whether or not people can actually change.  Trying to be open minded, we disagreed on one’s ability to overcome previous addictions, bad habits and poor character.  342 more words

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Tennessee

My sister, my stepmom, and I went to Tennessee to empty her storage unit. It was fun, but super hot. It was also a little sad because we stayed in my grandma’s house who died last September and there were a lot of pictures and memories. 51 more words

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The Beginning

Hi everyone, My name is Rehan and i am traveler,writer,food lover and a passionate lover, i am living in Bangkok, Thailand. i had never imagined in my life that one day i will marry a Thai woman. 227 more words

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