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living less and giving less

The 12th chapter of the Powers book, ‘Hamlet’s Blackberry: Building a Good Life in the Digital Age’, is the start of section 3: In Search of Depth. 260 more words

Target, Transgenderism, and Bathroom Brouhahas

Two weeks ago, when Target announced it would continue “to stand for inclusivity” by welcoming “transgender team members and guests to use the restroom or fitting room facility that corresponds with their gender identity,” 1,463 more words

Christianity

The Complete Guide to Personal Habits: 158 Positive Reflections in 7 Categories to Be The Best Version of Yourself

It is 43 years since I was born, 25 since I finished school and 12 since I graduated with my MBA as seen in this picture below.   2,135 more words

Life Lessons

Know Thyself

“But I have no leisure for them at all; and the reason, my friend, is this: I am not yet able, as the Delphic inscription has it, to know myself; so it seems to me ridiculous, when I do not yet know that, to investigate irrelevant things.”

Know Thyself

Lying on behalf of the truth?

In the Protagoras Plato directly lets us know that Socrates is very much aware and in control of his style and its effect on his partners in dialogue, for example: 649 more words

Socrates

Jefferson's Democracy

Plato had a very low opinion of democracy — perhaps because the demoi, the people, put his teacher, Socrates, to death. In any event, in the… 601 more words

Politics

Quote of the Day

False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.

—Socrates (as cited by Plato)

Philosophy