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What Authenticity Isn't

I’m always worried that when I talk about authenticity someone is going to think that I am telling them to be loud, or weird, or to ignore social mores.  104 more words


The Birth of Dreams

Since the dream has died, it is time to make new ones and so it is time to brew beer.  Beer is one of the few possible proofs that there is a god in the universe, but brewing your own beer reminds you that really god is not needed; just clean water.   69 more words


The Sioux Guide to Mental and Physical Toughness

by Brett & Kate McKay

Charles Alexander Eastman was born in 1858 and raised as “Ohiyesa” to be a hunter and warrior in the traditional ways of the Santee Sioux. 990 more words


The Unbearable Lightness of Being(2)

I see them in coffee shops
Laughing on the street
Often now in leisure sports gear
They are grounded
They are confident and sure
They make me smile when they are near…

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The Secret Life of Trees: The Astonishing Science of What Trees Feel and How They Communicate

Illustration by Arthur Rackham for a rare 1917 edition of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales

“A tree can be only as strong as the forest that surrounds it.” 837 more words


Looking for Liberation

Photo by Ernest | http://tricy.cl/2cVhLgy

Explore a futuristic world where meditation is forbidden and comes at a price in this excerpt from Children of the New World by Alexander Weinstein. 641 more words