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How experts make us dumb

Think for yourself! That’s a common sentiment promoted today especially in western civilization. While I notice the concept is frequently promoted I’m not sure the advice is put into practice much. 1,947 more words


TEDxWaterloo - Izzeldin Abuelaish - Refusing to Hate

Published on Jun 4, 2012

Izzeldin Abuelaish, known as “the Gaza Doctor” and author of ‘I Shall Not Hate’, is a Palestinian doctor and infertility expert who was born and raised in the Jabalia refugee camp in the Gaza Strip. 313 more words


Tales of Hoffmann

three separate loves
prima donnas
distinctive of charms

each one torn
from his heart
unto tragic demise

operatic conceit
a libretto device
of the fabulist… 87 more words



For better for worst was the goal
For a penny of anger,
He sold her loving soul
Left her on a cold lonely road… 117 more words

2 Years Ago.

The great adventure of C + Rosie officially started a little over two years ago. But, unofficially it began in October 2013; unbeknownst to the both of us. 234 more words


Acquainted with Death

This is an emergence of sorrow and hope following an acquaintance’s sudden and tragic death. In memory of Paul Landhuis.


Death is no friend, but an acquaintance to me. 478 more words