Day: September 4, 2009

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I find that I am birthing myself anew. Living quite a different life, being quite a different person, and emerging from a cocoon, as though someone else. I have left the shelter that has sheathed me and have set off, with new colors, even totting wings. But I still certainly have that hint of myself, […]

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Doubting Thomas

Did you know that cynicism was originally the philosophy of Cynics, ancient Greeks who rejected all conventions (religion, etiquette, dress, etc.) and advocated the pursuit of virtue in a simple lifestyle. I’m wondering what happened between virtue of the 4th century and today, when cynicism has become a distrust of anything that extols virtue, especially […]

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