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Kipling

“Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are our own fears.”
Rudyard Kipling, The Collected Works

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Inside Job

Sometimes I notice her,
that woman who shakes her head
no, no, no and stomps her foot
for emphasis, I notice her
practically clawing her way… 29 more words

Iron Sharpens Iron

If you haven’t already, read Birds of a Feather for some background!

Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another. | Proverbs 27:17

We tend to stick to “our own,” don’t we?

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Stay Focused

Clever computers: The dawn of artificial intelligence

The Economist — Powerful computers will reshape humanity’s future. How to ensure the promise outweighs the perils

“THE development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race,” Stephen Hawking warns. 121 more words

Science

Perfect Ensemble

You have the perfect ensemble
Hair coiffed, and not a one
Out of place, make-up
Made up, to cover up

One errant thread you ignored… 97 more words

Mental Health

Sermon Redux – Part 4 of Life at the Crossroads – “Burning Down the House!” – 1 Corinthians 3:1-23

I have never been afraid of connecting things in our culture to spiritual lessons.  When the Talking Heads did “Burning Down the House” back in the 80s it was a fun beat but the song writer himself said the song for most part was nonsense with some nod to the idea that the constant touring and other things being a band on the road would do to the normal family.  570 more words

Leadership

Salesman Comes a Knocking- Willy Loman and Me

I met Willy Loman when I was in eighth grade. My brother Greg, a high school sophomore, brought him home. As Greg read aloud the first scene where the Loman brothers are introduced, where Biff talks about spring on the ranch, in my mind he was Biff and I was Hap. 661 more words

Love