In the public library yesterday, I stumbled across a video titled, “Fahrenheit 451”, based on Ray Bradbury’s best-selling science fiction masterpiece about a future without books. In the film Montag, the protagonist, finds himself in a position of choosing between — as the cover states — personal safety and intellectual freedom. The video is described as an… Read More “Fahrenheit 451”: If Knowledge and Books Are Important (Or Irrelevant) to You
Do you ever get to a point where you have exhausted your resources? You’ve read and listened until you’re saturated. You have enough information to piece things together. You are chock full of knowledge and insights. Yet you keep looking, keep scouring. Perhaps it’s out of habit. Perhaps it’s to avoid the fear of taking… Read More Solutions and Leadership: When It’s Time to Look to Ourselves
Minimalism without contentment. Is it just as much a trap as accumulation? If we worry and fret over not reducing enough, if we are unable to or refuse to acknowledge our progress and how far we have come, are we not still in the same position of discontentment? Is it possible to minimize to the… Read More Minimalism without Contentment
Could you let it all go at the drop of a hat? If push came to shove, what would you hold onto? What would you cling onto? If today you absolutely had to reduce your material life to a knapsack, a bag and whatever else you could carry on your person, could you do it? Would you… Read More Could You Let It All Go?
The hardest thing about just doing something is showing up. Years ago I was impacted by a quote I read: 80% of life is showing up Years later, I have moved past just being impressed by the quote and memorizing it. I have actually gotten around to actually living it — actually showing up with a… Read More The Hardest Thing about “Just Do It”