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Fear: The Great Paralyzer

It is so true that fear impedes and will almost always make any situation worse.   Yes, as Mr. Coelho suggests, the fear of suffering can be worse than the actual suffering.  But the fear of failure is also more likely … Continue reading

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Two Wise Men, One Way To Balance

“Love is a better teacher than duty.” When I first read this quote from Einstein, it immediately struck me as the perfect antidote to the Machiavelli quote, “Is it better to be loved or feared? Since it is difficult to … Continue reading

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Choosing Love

Events like the bombings at the Boston marathon yesterday highlight the best and the worst of humanity.  At our worst, primates are the only animals that will kill for reasons not related to hunger.  At our best, we can express … Continue reading

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