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Jan.16.2011
Springtime in a small rural elementary school in Fayette County, PA. I am about to turn seven. I have a few friends, but I really don't know what friendship is. I don't like school, but I'm not sure why. I'm introverted, shy, quiet and very afraid of the world around me. I feel totally exposed away...
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May.26.2010
Luck? There is no such thing as luck. What happens to us is 99.9% predestined. So is how we react to it. Unless of course we're aware of everything we do and everything that happens, then there is no predestination and no reaction. Then, we choose our destiny and manifest the sensual universe as we...
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Apr.04.2010
The Chipped Ham Sandwich Doctor Morten Brown held PHDs in mathematics and physics, but he never believed they mattered. He had met many geniuses in his life and most of them had no interest in school once they hit a certain, “Magic” moment. If geniuses didn't believe in degrees, why should he?...
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Dec.20.2009
An old topic, but a good topic. "Good" and "evil" are not nouns. That's as plain as I can put it. I hesitate to use them as verbs, but at least as verbs they don't crucify or idolize someone, they just judge their actions. In my opinion, its okay to judge actions, but its not...
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Dec.16.2009
When I grow up, I want to be a peace monger. As a kid I never thought much about the future, but I fantasized about it all the time. You may think that fantasy requires thought, but you're wrong. Its easy to prove: I have a super active fantasy life which I cannot even remotely begin to explain in...
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Nov.20.2009
"Peace Is Just A Word" by Annie Lennox of The Eurythmics Stop the worldTurn out the sunI'm so tired of it turning 'round Stop the worldCall it a dayLeave it all behindLeave it that way PeaceIs just a wordIs just a word Stop the worldJust let it bleedWell we've taken moreThan everything we...
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Nov.09.2009
There's this really old saying in the bible, "As ye sow, so shall ye reap." Does anyone actually understand what they mean by that? Here's my perspective. I've blogged about this before, sorry if it sounds like a repeat. The universe is a static matrix of quantum mechanical possibilities...
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Nov.01.2009
A review of Star Gate: Universe (and a bit more of a rant), by Brian T. McKee I've loved the Star Gate Franchise since I first started watching it in the early 2000's. It took me years to catch up on all the SG1 episodes. That show was magic. The characters, the plots, and the action fit together...
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Oct.11.2009
Another blog post about the eastern concept of "Surrender." There seems to be two extremes in human cultures, especially western culture. On the one hand we have people who are so completely self obsessed that -- even without knowing they are doing it -- they simply use others to get what...
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Sep.30.2009
The real problem with government, doctors, hospitals, insurance companies and the people of this country can be summarized in one word, "selfishness." If I were given the opportunity to glue an adjective to the front of that word, I'd use the word, "childish." The main issue we...
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Sep.27.2009
People often say that babies arrive on this planet as blank slates, that parents make them who they are. I know for a fact this is not true. Genetics plays a far bigger part than just about anything else. My children had personality the day they were born. For example, my daughter cares about...
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Sep.24.2009
I've been thinking about a dreaded type of personality I've met many times in my life. In fact I was one once, perhaps that's why I know them so well. I call this personality, "The All or Nothing Personality." There's a common theme among these types of people and to be honest, we all...
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Sep.17.2009
This weeks prompted topic is forgiveness. In my opinion, to forgive is a powerful action and the single most powerful act a person can make is to sincerely forgive himself for his own mistakes, misdeeds, mis-actions, misunderstandings, and misgivings. But lets be clear here: forgiveness is not the...
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Sep.16.2009
I just got a story idea. I have not the skill or the time to capitalize on it so I'm hoping one of you does. Perhaps this has been done before? Imagine that Adolf Hitler tied World War II. Lets say the US didn't enter the battle because Hitler negotiated a treaty and both sides stuck to it. The...
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Sep.10.2009
A few weeks ago, during the Pleiades meteor shower, my family and I lay outside on a recliner staring into the sky. Behind our house, with all the lights off, it is very dark, but the city lights blaring from the thirty miles of sprawling burbs in front of our house still drown out all but the...
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