Heraclitus

You can never step twice in the same river. At least that is what Greek philosopher Heraclitus said a long time ago, when
The other day on the drive to school, my 13-year-old talked about something he was working on. He said he had to explain
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 know that we need to transform ourselves, leave behind the misty cave, that which is not really us and embrace the hidden
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?
Hourglass may very well sound familiar to you. And that's okay because it may be the same river: but we all are stepping
The ancient Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, who was a contemporary of Confucius, Lao Tsu, and the Buddha, is reported to have