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Life

Cloudy Before Creativity

Everyone wants to be creative, to conceive great ideas, and to achieve unparalleled beauty in their aesthetic self-expression. Being creative allows us to break free from established patterns, to see things in new ways, and to drive change in the world. And the fluffy drama of clouds may be one entry point into this terrific human experience.

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Chess And The Vibrations Of Consciousness

Like a brilliant flash of lightning, consciousness might be—or probably is—zigzagging its way across the universe, funneling its way into the material world and out through the plant and animal kingdoms, following the path of least resistance.

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Neurasthenia And The Two Most Important Things To Be

Time, that bastard of a thing, is never around long enough when our attention is drawn towards more activities. So we must choose our recreations wisely. We must choose the pursuits that bring the greatest benefit to our self, the most important person in the world.

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Life, Nature

Gentlemen Of The Road

Gentlemen of the road walk for pleasure and are completely happy in the company of their own mind. And the benefits they reap are more than just good health and a pinch of fresh air.

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The Importance Of Being Idle

Idleness is a virtue. It has as much to do with doing nothing as it does with finding harmony with oneself and experiencing life unhurriedly, exactly as it unfolds. If only there were more of it in the world...

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How To Live Dangerously

Mother Nature has railroaded her children atop the tracks of determinism and has only given us the facade of freedom. When we understand how we do not control our life narratives any more than a weather vane controls its own direction, then we can finally live a little dangerously.

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How To Collect Baseball Cards

Baseball cards are a cheap, frivolous commodity born from the philistine compulsion of profiteering. But learning how to collect these pieces of cardboard correctly opens the doors for transcending the ordinary and putting together a collection that symbolizes something meaningful, the individual.

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Stardust In The Galactic Wind

We are made of star stuff, every atom in our body, synthesized in the burning death of a star, and carried out in the wind of nuclear explosions. How can our piddly little minds even begin to understand the meaning of it all? Maybe we can just pretend, and then affix the meaning ourselves...

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Life, Nature

Our Faded Sense Of Wonder

The single, most dangerous threat to humanity is the fact that while we're living, all of the hopes and dreams we had as children, slowly fade away.

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Life

The Joy Of Reading

There is no greater achievement in the pages of human history than that of the written word. It's the dark squiggle of alphanumerics strung together as sentences, composed into paragraphs and bound into books that offer the quintessential path towards true enlightenment.

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