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The Freedom of Sympathy

Ms. Joplin might convince you that you have to give everything up in order to be free.  Pat, concurs with his ideal of freedom.  Reflecting on the two views show something similar; a regret held against giving someone up.  Freedom is an increasingly complex concept.  If one accepts freedom as lacking in responsibility it aligns… Continue reading The Freedom of Sympathy

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Intimacy

I am fond of words, especially words with more than one meaning.  Wordplay is fun too.  Double entendres are great; I am a fan of Austin Powers because of this reason.  For the last few months, I have been thinking of the word “intimacy” and writing a blog about the word.  Now that I am… Continue reading Intimacy

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Persistence

As a father, I push my daughter to fail.  As a teacher, I encourage my students to fail.  As a friend, I love seeing my friends fail. As a member of society, I am happy to see when a culture fails.  Failure is frightening. Failure is taxing. Failure is difficult. Failure is important. “There is… Continue reading Persistence