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the shallowest person

By |2018-02-21T16:37:21+00:00December 3rd, 2016|Emotions, Moral High-Ground, Philosophy|

“Only the shallowest person believes that they can attain true happiness by maximizing their wealth at any cost.  In absence of morality, ethics, and a sustainable philosophy to guide us in an ethical search for happiness, we will always perceive life’s random countervailing forces of adversity and unpleasantness as inflicting a great personal injustice upon us. [...]

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ability to end extreme poverty

By |2017-07-03T03:22:19+00:00November 13th, 2015|Critical, Humanity, Moral High-Ground, Society, World Citizen|

There is no “one” person who bends history; we are all going to have to do this job. The good news is that we can do it. We do not have to wait for the politicians; we are lucky enough to be living in an age where we have the capacities, technologies and tools to [...]

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whether they be white or whether they be black

By |2018-02-21T16:24:50+00:00June 24th, 2015|Human Rights, Maturity, Moral High-Ground|

“We can move in that direction as a country, in greater polarization - black people amongst blacks, and white amongst whites, filled with hatred toward one another. Or we can make an effort, as Martin Luther King did, to understand and to comprehend, and replace that violence, that stain of bloodshed that has spread across [...]

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we judge plants…

By |2017-07-17T00:58:58+00:00February 5th, 2011|Life, Moral High-Ground, Society|

"We judge and rank ourselves, our friends, our coworkers, and our neighbors both near and far. We judge plants, animals, minerals, and everything else in nature. Without a second thought, we assign value to traits, deciding that some characteristics are more valuable or desirable than others. We are skilled at quickly viewing one option as [...]

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diverse acts of courage…

By |2018-09-25T13:48:16+00:00January 19th, 2011|Critical, Determination, Humanity, Moral High-Ground, Reality|

"It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped.  Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope; and crossing each other from a million different centers of [...]

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readiness within us…

By |2017-07-21T03:06:21+00:00January 8th, 2011|Focus, Growth, Happiness, Moral High-Ground|

"Most people can look back over the years and identify a time and place at which their lives changed significantly. Whether by accident or design, these are the moments when, because of a readiness within us and a collaboration with events occurring around us, we are forced to seriously reappraise ourselves and the conditions under [...]

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sardonic destiny…

By |2017-08-01T08:36:08+00:00December 8th, 2010|Death, Human Rights, Humanity, Moral High-Ground, Political, War|

“Money is the string with which a sardonic destiny directs the motions of its puppets.” -  William Somerset Maugham * "We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children." - Jimmy Carter *

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