Tag: human growth

Moving beyond positive and negative judgements

Along this journey called life there are some that have a positive outlook, while others a negative one. Even though I use these words, I do not believe they embody the true essence of what a positive or negative outlook entail. Actually, I don’t believe they embody much, except for an initial thought that can bring about further exploration into that outlook.

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The Beauty of Humanity

“The beauty of humanity lies behind our hopeful eyes, behind the genuine smiles of those who battle for the betterment of the human race, and behind the pure hearts of all who inspire us to fight for life; the only thing we know for sure we have today.  Be inspired, be pure, live life and fight

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The Contradictions of Man

” … But powerful as the sexual drive and all its derivations are, they are by no means the most powerful forces within man and their frustration is not the cause of mental disturbance.  The most powerful forces motivating man’s behavior stem from the condition of his existence, the “human situation.”     Man cannot live

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Reason and Human Existence

“Reason, man’s blessing is also his curse; it forces him to cope everlastingly with the task of solving an insoluble dichotomy.  Human existence is different in this respect from that of all other organisms; it is in a state of constant and unavoidable disequilibrium.  Man’s life cannot “be lived” by repeating the pattern of his

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Wall Street and the Yin Yang of Life

Today we have many comforts that our ancestors and even generations from only 50 years ago didn’t have, yet something still doesn’t seem to fit. A part of the generations that fought for our freedom and prosperity seem to think that the young generations fighting and protesting today (to name the most recent protest I

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Right or wrong in Libya and elsewhere

After reading various articles with different statements on the Libyan situation, such as Libya: Pros and cons of being major oil producer, A Victory for the Libyan People?: The Top Ten Myths in the War Against Libya and What’s Happening in Libya Explained, a question I’ve posed numerous times before came to mind again. I thought others might ask it too, so

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Our Conflicts Unresolved

Some of the biggest questions most humans pose throughout their lifetime at one point or another are things like: why is life so hard sometimes?  Why do we have ups and downs even when everything in our daily life is good?  How is it that some people who have everything that can make their life more than just

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The Success in Avoiding War

The topic of war is something to look at from all sides.  These sides can include what we like to define as “right/wrong”, “defense/offense”, “freedom/dictatorship”, and so on.  The one thought that comes to my mind instead, is the existing absence for a fight in favor of humanity as a whole.  For now I only

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The Definition of Success

A short intro on the topic of success came to mind today – A more extensive overview will follow. To tickle the mind even before we begin; two quotes on “success”: “The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from

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A Discourse on Human Potential

It has been a while since my last post; unfortunately sometimes life gets too busy to enjoy the time to manage my blog.  I am trying to work out a schedule for that, maybe I will find the perfect balance soon…we will see!  In the meantime, for those of you who follow me or like

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