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Sentimentality Haiku

Il Mafioso
Exits opera, dries his tears
Back to business

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Poem, Self-deception

 

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If you are ‘defensive’, there must be some ‘thing’ you are defending – some thing that’s ‘worth’ all that effort to defend. That’s a reasonable inference. Isn’t it?

Comments by Peter Fonagy, Steven Hayes etc. on the ‘ego’ in the movie ‘Revolver’

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‎’Integrity’ requires more than just good intentions. It requires a high degree of self-awareness, acceptance of imperfection and a capacity to work consistently toward a goal even in the face of negative emotions.

 

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Its more courageous to see no ‘right’ decision and decide, than to decide that your decision is right.

 

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If you can’t be happy, feel superior. Or better still, ‘unique’.

 

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Its not so important whether you perform or are authentic, as long as when you perform, you perform authentically.

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Aphorism, Self, Self-deception

 

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Its not so important whether your expression is original or clichéd, as long as when you are original, its not out of fear of cliché.

 
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