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Dogs, Cats, and Concepts

“Don’t it always seem to go, That you don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone.”
— Joni Mitchell

Dogs and cats can teach us something about how humans think. 611 more words


A Hero's Voice of Honor & Source of Comfort

There’s something that every hero, every character really needs. Starting right from the very beginning, a hero needs a mother.

A mother is the first one to hear the heartbeat of her child, the first one who gets to feel the wispy waters roll inside her stomach at the baby’s early stirrings. 757 more words

C S Johnson

The Struggle is Real

When I was younger, I had a gym membership at a place that had a sign that said, “Getting here is half the battle.”

I like to think it’s half the battle that they see. 386 more words

C S Johnson

Things I Never Imagined I'd Have to Say to my Children, but Have...

Things I never imagined I’d have to say to my children, but have…

Sometimes I get the feeling that the current generation raising children really thinks that the previous generation doesn’t have a clue about what raising children today is like. 820 more words

The Sky is Green

Pretend for a moment, I meet you in a cafe, and we are waiting in line for coffee. We strike up a conversation, because you notice that I am especially attractive in my yoga pants and fluffy sweatshirt, and I notice you are drinking the same fru-fru coffee as me. 717 more words

C S Johnson

What Really Matters

Because of my creative, imaginative nature, one of the things I’ve most consistently been accused of is blowing things out of proportion. I think it would happen more when I was a child and a teenager, but it’s happened enough as an adult that I’m pretty sure I would make a great conspiracy theorist. 337 more words

C S Johnson

Hegel's "Concrete Universal"

Robert Stern (in his Hegelian Metaphysics) argues that Hegel’s notion of the “concrete universal” (found mostly in Book III of his Science of Logic… 323 more words