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A METAPHORIC FUTURE

How Do You See Your Future? Without language we would have remained animals.                                                          Without metaphors we would still be savages. E. O. Wilson  Metaphor combines thinking and feeling and creates a readiness for change. It detracts the left brain but … Continue reading

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A SELF-AWARE OBSERVER

Mindful Of HOW You See Objectivity is the subject’s delusion that observing can be done without him.                       Heinz von Forester  The observer is always part of what is observed. You … Continue reading

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THE AUDICITY OF DEFIANCE

 Hope Won’t Work  The future depends on what we do today.  Mahatma Gandhi        Hope is not a method; it needs to be turned into action. Today the majority of the population believe that America is in a crisis. … Continue reading

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LEARNING CRITICAL THINKING

To Rescue The Future  Critical thinking is the ability and willingness to assess claims and make objective judgments on the basis of well-supported reasons. It is the ability to look for flaws in arguments and resist claims that have no supporting … Continue reading

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THE JOY OF ILLUSION

Fallible Yet Enjoyable Perception   Illusion is the first of all pleasures. Voltaire Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. Albert Einstein Illusion is defined as an erroneous perception of reality. Seeing the sun rise or sun set … Continue reading

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DOUBT OR CONSEQUENCE

Doubt Leads To Questions — Questions Lead To Wisdom  To be wise has changed from being able to answer the questions                                       … Continue reading

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TRUTH TELLING    

Should It Be Required?                                                                         … Continue reading

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