Daily Archives: May 13, 2012

When The Music Stops

In many ways, trying to find success and a decent life in this contemporary world is like playing a very high risk game of musical chairs. At every step one tries to better one’s life, which requires more risk and … Continue reading

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The Emperor Has No Clothes

Human beings are intensely symbolic organisms. Symbols, such as flags and currencies and mascots and other images draw a great deal of meaning from what they represent. When someone burns a flag, it is an assault on the dignity of … Continue reading

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