You can never step twice in the same river. At least that is what Greek philosopher Heraclitus said a long time ago, when
He said, "Well, secondhand learning would be when someone teaches you a math formula. They have figured it out and are explaining
According to geologists, earth's tectonic plates are in constant flux. The seven major plates (and many minor ones) move in relation to each other. This movement has in pre-history had a significant effect on the current arrangement of the continents.
So this year I'm holding myself accountable to small changes that are doable. Making monumental goals without a definite plan is a recipe for disappointment and failure, which is why most people don't stick with that new diet or exercise regimen past January.
Some say that fundamental advances in technology have stalled since the end of the Cold War. In the words of Buzz Aldrin: "You Promised Me Mars Colonies. Instead, I Got facebook." However, progress need not hinge only on power politics. As a species we have to learn how to continue inventing while reducing our reliance on military research.
Choose a target that you figure you have a less than 25 percent chance of reaching, and then go for it, playing full out and fearless without any real sense that you "should" be able to get there. Each time I've run the program over the past six years, people surprise themselves (and often me) by getting further faster than they did in pursuit of their more "reasonable" goals and dreams.
People who choose to focus on the now aren't ignoring the future. They acknowledge that it will happen regardless of their planning or their emotional estate surrounding it. They choose, instead, to focus on their reactions and attitudes to uncertainty.
The world changes. It burns. It's something to live by. My wife and I will settle into its fires one day, but right now they've inspired us to keep moving, to journey and live unpredictably.
We sail the sea like Ulysses looking for the way "home," for our true self, the one we left behind. We know that it awaits
Can a party with no politicians meet the challenge and make the edge in Greek politics? Can it change the course, sidelining the political oligarchies that have been ruling Greece for roughly 70 years, often accused of lack of ethos, accountability and common sense?
The album starts off with a non pretentious song "I Know" that introduces the listener to the mellow voice of Epperson and
All that is good and beautiful in the past is safely preserved in that past. On the other hand, so long as life remains, all