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A failure or failing is a stigma before great success, a ‘heroic obstacle bravely overcome’ afterwards

(Why do many lifestyle shows in the style of Oprah mostly interview people after they have overcome an obstacle, solved a problem, or survived an ordeal, and not during it?)

 
 

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Some men will not sleep* with a prostitute mostly because it allows them to maintain a feeling of moral superiority over those who have.

(I have never slept with a prostitute. So there.)

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* Or pick any ‘bad’ thing e.g. cheat romantically, cheat on taxes, lie, gossip etc.

 

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Two types of people:

1 People who like people who like them back

2 Those who don’t give a damn

 
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Posted by on February 22, 2012 in Self, Social connection

 

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Follow your bliss. Even if you’re crap at it.

Link to Joseph Campbell Foundation 

Joseph Campbell Videos

 
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Posted by on February 21, 2012 in Meaning, Observation, Spirituality

 

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He who believes what he can’t see, often can’t see what he doesn’t believe.

 

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Wherever you go there you are.* Unfortunately.

* Origin of quote unknown. Title of book by Jon Kabat-Zinn.

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Aphorism, Quote

 

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If you can’t be happy, create some drama e.g. start a fight

 
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Posted by on June 6, 2011 in Aphorism, Food for thought

 

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