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Quote of the Week 4/6/14

Quote of the Week 3/16/14

Even though Wilhem Steinitz is still consistently ranked as one of the Top Ten Greatest Chess Players in History, his reign as World Champion did not absolve him of criticism. His approach was based on positional advantages, and though it would later become widely accepted as an elementary strategy, it was initially considered cowardly. Yet … Continue reading

What They Don’t Tell You About the Great American Rat Race

My parents first entered the workforce with lofty goals of contributing to social justice and healing the emotionally wounded. My father did alright as a social worker, though the cases were often overwhelming and the bureaucracy oppressive, but my mother’s ambitions to start a career as an art therapist weren’t exactly panning out, and it’s … Continue reading

Quote of the Week 2/16/14

This is one of my favorite quotes, and one that I think requires deep consideration from anyone wishing to lead an examined life. It’s pretty obvious that we all see things differently. Differing world views, education, life experiences, and fleeting emotional states all contribute to unique perspectives that fluctuate even among the individual. The way … Continue reading

Quote of the Week 1/26/14

Its pretty obvious that “each day is a different one,” but sometimes it can feel as though the only thing that changes from day to day is the date. Coelho points out that this is an illusion. Daily routines, though often necessary, can make this illusion particularly convincing. There are probably thousands of inspirational mantras … Continue reading

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