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Do all roads lead to Rome?

A new Pew Research Center study reveal that on any given day 53% of young people aged 18-29 say they go online for no identifiable reason except to have fun or pass time. This significant  percentage was not limited to … Continue reading

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Throwing Away Our Happiness II

“Happiness does not consist of what we have but what we are; not in our possessions but in our attitude towards them. It is the serenity of the soul in the presence of a present joy. It is not absolute, … Continue reading

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Enriching Down-Time

“A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.” ~ Benjamin Franklin Of the things that you do at home, how many are truly enriching versus simply entertaining? Entertainment … Continue reading

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What is education?

“The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.” ~ Plato The transition into the 20th century was a watershed event for both medicine and education. Over the course of a few decades, medical education … Continue reading

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Talkin' 'bout a revolution, wherever you go…

Just as the printing press transformed religion and the Western world in the mid-1400s, the internet is catalyzing massive changes in virtually every sphere of human activity. Medicine, science, politics, education, the arts and many other major cultural institutions are … Continue reading

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The Relative Freedom of our Era

What would King Louis XIV have done to have the kind of access to the world that virtually everyone in the industrialized nations and many people in developing nations have at their fingertips? Engine driven travel, whether it be train, … Continue reading

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