Author Archives: hbgelatt

WHO IS THE BEST?

Am I As Good As I Used To Be?  Comparison is the death of joy.  Mark Twain. History always wants to compare. This is also true of sports and personal legacy. Why?I ran across the Mark Twain quote by sports … Continue reading

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WHAT YOU DO, TO DECIDE, WHAT TO DO

Decision Rules And Custom  Have a place for everything and put the thing someplace else.                                              That’s not advice, … Continue reading

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WILL TOMORROW BE BETTER?

Today Matters  The future is not some place we are going to, but one we are creating, John Schaar. Once upon a time there was yesterday, today and tomorrow. Yesterday was well known, today was as usual, and tomorrow was … Continue reading

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COLLATERAL DAMAGE

 The Consequence Of Political Polarization*  Bandwagon Bias Is The Culprit Polarization: Division into two sharply contrasting groups or sets of opinions or beliefs. Bandwagon Bias: Our tendency to go along with belief systems of groups we are involved with. Also … Continue reading

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THE PLEASURE IS IN THE PROCESS

 Happiness Is In The Seeking  What we are seeking so frantically elsewhere may turn out to be the horse we have been riding all along.  Harvey Cox What we are seeking so frantically seems to be happiness. The purpose of our … Continue reading

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OH TO BE HUMAN

Sharing Human Nature’s Trait Of Subjectivity  The word human is often used as a synonym for mortal, fallible, faulty.                                                                         Matthew Hutson When someone is wrong or makes a mistake, others say, “Oh he/she is just being human. … Continue reading

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FAILING TO NOTICE      

                                           That You Fail To Notice The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail … Continue reading

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