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Attention is everything. Onward and upward!

The power of defaults: Exercise

Greetings from Penguicon! The polyphasic sleep panel is tomorrow; today is full of teaching and learning martial arts and other great stuff; in short, I could barely be happier if Buddha showed up and demanded it. ;P I thought of … Continue reading

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Napping that explicates fiddles while implicating swimming. What?

Tons of things going on! First of all, I was hoping to adapt back to Uberman, and got some way through planning it before realizing that yeah, that’s idiotic of me…I’m off work right now, but full-time officey gig is … Continue reading

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Is it really time that we need more of?

I can’t get over this question lately: Why do I feel so short on time? The reason the question bugs me is that, while I don’t have An Answer, I do have one piece of answer, and it is this: … Continue reading

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Five technical terms you should really know about depression

<strong>Depression itself is not a disease: &nbsp;It&#39;s a complex emotion</strong>, one that mostly-healthy people can go through due to a variety of factors. &nbsp;It&#39;s normal to be depressed for a day sometimes, or for longer in response to getting dumped … Continue reading

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Ever read VALIS? Philip K. Dick; highly recommended. There’s a great concept in there, that if you can know someone well enough, you can find ten words or less that will literally reprogram them — Words of Power. (Obviously that … Continue reading

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Bread and Roses, Then and Now

So here’s a song: As we go marching, marching, in the beauty of the day a million darkened kitchens, a thousand mill-lofts grey are blessed with all the radiance that the sudden sun discloses for the people hear us singing, … Continue reading

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Apropos of Everything

Defeat, my Defeat, my solitude and my aloofness; You are dearer to me than a thousand triumphs, And sweeter to my heart than all worldglory. Defeat, my Defeat, my self-knowledge and my defiance, Through you I know that I am … Continue reading

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