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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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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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Crank Up The Katy Perry

Inside of all us, there is one, authentic individual, someone we were born to be if it weren’t for all the railroading, sidetracking, and left-hand turns that send us in the wrong direction. Becoming who we really are is the hardest thing to do. Very few people ever find their true self and even fewer have the fortitude to sustain it.

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The Fabric of Our Lives

The novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, a.k.a. the beer virus, appeared as a "full systems test" that exposed breakpoints and major defects in our culture and society. But it probably won't be remembered in that way, and that's too bad.

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I Wanna Live In A Dream In My Photographic Machine

Photography is the creator’s tool for helping us reveal to the world its true beauty. It drags us out of bed in the wee hours of the morning to capture delicate morning light, and in refining our own style of picture-taking we find that photography draws us in towards the most noble thing of all, perfection.

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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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Thank You Sir, May I Have Another?

How are we supposed to be happy with one sugar glazed pastry when our friend has two? We feel an intense burning sensation in our soul that radiates down our arms into clenched fists when the realization strikes that we could have asked for more.

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The Death of You and Me

We spend our whole life running away from the topic of growing old, but as we give search for ways to cope with our unavoidable future we might actually stumble upon the greatest opportunity of all time.

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