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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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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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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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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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Trees And The Contentious Beauty of Moving Minds

Up in the heart of northern Minnesota, within the Chippewa National Forest, lives an old growth forest that’s home to some of the state’s oldest and largest trees. It''s way the hell out in the middle of nowhere but definitely worth seeing.

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Hello? Is Anyone Out There?

Human intelligence is an applause-worthy marvel that ought to be recognized and valued in accordance with its own extraordinary significance. We need to be clapped at, praised, and celebrated. And if we’re not, we’re left cobbling together excuses in an attempt to explain it away.

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When The Shirt Is Two Sizes Too Small

Should Ukraine be its own country? Don’t they have a right to the same freedom, autonomy and independence as every other nation or separatist party striving to make something of itself in this world? Sure, but not because of the reason you’d think.

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The Problem Of Becoming Our Future Self

Some see the limitless potential contained within each human being as a myth, and that the examination of our future self is a contemplation not worth having. But how many brilliant stars have failed to shine, their untapped potential fading away after being stiff-armed and kept on the sidelines?

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