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All the men and women merely players

Listening to You Tubers talking about the group dynamics in the current political system of the USA, one can’t help thinking that the key players are curiously uninteresting personalities, motivated by instincts that one would find very difficult to describe as lofty....

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The knowledge chain

A psychic medium once told me I was doing too much digging. Searching for something (knowledge, presumably). Apparently everything I needed to fulfil my potential was already at available, at my disposal. I accepted the message at the time, but it takes a while to...

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Are you sure?

In an ideal world, it would be great to know that there are things one can actually be sure about. The feeling we love to have that reminds of the person (or people) we could rely on, when we were children. In the complicated world of emotions and feelings that we...

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A creative life

Back in the day, I was wary of following the conventional path toward building a body of creative work. The security of working in academia and making music in that context never felt like a desirable way of life for me. Perhaps this is because I sensed that a lot of...

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Finding common ground through ritual

I’ve only ever been on the fringes of conversations with folks who are followers of the Wiccan faith. The superstitious African part of my personality makes me wary of probing too deeply into anything to do with ritual ceremonies and similar things. Another part of me...

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“Organic” Friendships

Friends come and go, depending on the things they share in common through the years. Perhaps the way that folks meet can also have some impact on the longevity of their friendships. By this I mean that I can detect a difference in the nature of friendships that I have...

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