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Be Nice to Mother, She’s the Only One We Have

“The crucified planet Earth, should it find a voice and a sense of irony, might now well say of our abuse of it, “Forgive them, Father, They know not what they do.” The irony would be that we know what … Continue reading

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Loneliness Has a Cure

“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut Yesterday, coming home from work, … Continue reading

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Fake it Till you Make it

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut   One of the things I constantly tell my students is: fake it till you make it. You want to … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Take Much These Days

“If you can do a half-assed job of anything, you’re a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut A less than inspiring quote today, but inspiration also needs clarity of vision. One thing I admire about … Continue reading

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