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The Prejudice of Paranoia

“I was walking home one night and a guy hammering on a roof called me a paranoid little weirdo. In morse code.” ~ Emo Phillips It’s hard to be a cynic without indulging in paranoia on occasion. The cynic grows … Continue reading

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Life on Purpose

As I mentioned yesterday, cynicism is nothing more than the absence of radiance in individual expression. By radiance I do not mean the false and groundless optimism that some people manufacture by mental gymnastics or through intention and therefore “have.” … Continue reading

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Your Central Purpose

A friend visiting from Colorado asked an important question over lunch a couple of days ago, the answer to which finally surfaced during a quiet moment earlier today. While I didn’t ask, I imagine the question was asked as he … Continue reading

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The Attitude of Cynicism

It is commonly assumed that the attitude of cynicism is something that is caught, like a cold or flu, at a certain point in life. Some contract it earlier than others, but the majority of cases seem to develop in … Continue reading

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