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Such Great Heights

31 degree heat, and suncream and sweat sting your eye blind. A fairly inopportune moment to become more disorientated.

I’m, say, 7500ft up in the Tyrolean Alps, my heel is at 90 degrees to a 300ft drop. 1,047 more words

Nihilism and Political Discontent

My wife and I left our children and journeyed to Europe, a continent that has been and is still being riven with murderous tragedies. The media and many of the perpetrators claim some form of allegiance or at least inspiration by ISIS. 645 more words


when you help one, you help many

We are connected by
An invisible thread
That holds us all
The effects of our actions
Can be felt
Even by those
We do not know. 73 more words

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Why I am a Free Speech Absolutist, not a First Amendment Absolutist

The First Amendment of the United States Constitution (U.S. Const. amend. I) states: “Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.” A group of people, for example Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black, believe(d) in a literal and absolute reading of the First Amendment, … 1,692 more words

Main Article

... "justice"

There are various answers to these questions. Some may argue that certain theories of ethics should be applied to determine the most just approach for any given situation. 592 more words

Public Health

Empowering Wisdom to Free You From Debt Slavery


“Instead of focusing on the accumulation of symbols of wealth, we should focus on actually acquiring wealth. In doing so, we acquire freedom. By extension, we live our lives not governed by fear, but instead by excitement and adventure. 176 more words

Self Improvement

three classes

‘There are three classes of people: those who see. Those who see when they are shown. Those who do not see.’

— Leonardo DaVinci