Materialism, Minimalism, and Immortality Symbols

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"Modern man is drinking and drugging himself out of awareness, or he spends his time shopping, which is the same thing." —Ernest Becker The philosopher, Ernest Becker (1924-1974) is best known for two works: The Denial of Death and Escape from … Read More

9 Common Pursuits That Rob Us of Happiness

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“Happiness is not a destination, it’s a way of life.” Happiness. We look for it in different places. Some of us hope to buy it. Some think we can earn it. Others look for it in a new job, a new relationship, or a new accomplishment. But one … Read More

Just Look Around

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"There is always, always, always something to be thankful for." Recently, I was playing tennis with a friend. It was not going well. I was losing. And not just normal losing, but the type of losing where you hope no one else is watching. As is … Read More

How to Hold an Unpopular Opinion

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“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson There are no unanimous opinions. Beliefs held by 100% of the population are not called opinions, they are called … Read More

Inspiring Simplicity. Weekend Reads.

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There are many wonderful people pursuing and promoting simplicity. Fortunately, some of them are gifted in communication and choose to encourage and inspire us with their words. I enjoy reading their perspective. I’m sure you will too. So fix … Read More