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THE FUTURE DOESN’T EXIST

It Needs To Be Created When it comes to the future, there are three kinds of people: those who let it happen, those who make it happen, those who wonder what happened. John M. Richardson Jr. The future hasn’t happened … Continue reading

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DIVIDED WE STAND

And Continue To Stand Divided  We have met the enemy and he is us.  Pogo American democracy is “of the people, by the people, and for the people”. And we the people are the enemy of a united America today. … Continue reading

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PASSIVE PERCEPTION

 Not Paying Attention Intentionally     Out of necessity we learn to run on auto-pilot, paying attention mechanically and passively most of the time. This underscores the need to pay attention deliberately and voluntarily, thereby liberating our awareness from robotic activity, Daniel … Continue reading

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TRUTH AND CONSEQUENCE

Opinions And Facts Both Have Results  Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.                                             … Continue reading

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CONFIRMATION BIAS

The Most Common Cognitive Bias  Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true. Francis Bacon Many years ago Francis Bacon gave a good definition of confirmation bias, if you can forgive his male dominance language. Or how about … Continue reading

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HOW MANY TIMES

Can They Pretend They Don’t See? The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind.  Bob Dylan How many times must a president tell a lie, before we know he isn’t truthful? How many times must a president display incompetence, … Continue reading

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I’VE GOT BELIEFS

Who Could Ask For Anything More?  Everything begins with belief. What we believe is the                                                   … Continue reading

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