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Right Place, Right Time

The cabin lights of the plane dimmed just after take off. Wayne opened his laptop and was about insert his noise canceling earbuds when the man next to him spoke. “There’s always more work to be done, isn’t there?” asked … Continue reading

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Credit and Blame

The other day at a café, I eavesdropped on a conversation: “Do you realize, right now, someone is having a better life than me?” “Does that bother you?” “Know what? It kinda does. Why should someone else have something I … Continue reading

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Vortex of Lunacy- The Man Who Declared Himself Emperor

Clement arrived at work and was immediately accosted by Ivan. “The whole world’s getting stupid,” he announced. Over Ivan’s shoulder Clement noticed Julia and Gertrude laughing and talking. “That’s new.” “That’s what I’m talking about,” said Ivan. Clement stepped around … Continue reading

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Failure, success and things that bind them

Why is failure considered such a terrible evil? Many sports for children don’t keep score so that no one loses. I know of schools that don’t offer failing grades. Instead, failing students are sent to remedial classes and advanced with … Continue reading

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The Keys to Failure

I don’t really know any keys to success, mainly because I haven’t experienced any success. I have however, learned a few keys to failure. They’re lessons learned through a hard head and stubborn will. Hopefully they will serve inspiration to … Continue reading

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Art as intrinsic value

I believe and artist shouldn’t be measured merely by public recognition and accolade. If success were thus defined then the painter Vincent Van Gogh and writer Franz Kafka would be abject failures. But history does not view them as such. … Continue reading

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