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On Fullness

The fullest people, the people most whole and most alive, are always unafraid and unashamed of the soul.
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On Elasticity of Being

This question of what it means to be human is always a question of elasticity of being. It's never an arrival point.
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On Attending To

My experience is what I agree to attend to. Only those items which I notice shape my mind.
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On Showing Up

There is so much goodness in the world. We just have to show up for it and refuse to leave.
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On Hope + Cynicism

Critical thinking without hope is cynicism. Hope without critical thinking is naïveté.
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On Moving Forward

I don't think you can be deliberate about shaping your course forward because you then end up somewhere completely stale and expected.
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On Seeking Meaning

There is no shortcut for the conquest of meaning. Ultimately, it is meaning that we seek to give to our lives.
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On Gleaning Knowledge

The only way to glean knowledge is contemplation. And the route to that is time. There's nothing else.
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On Changing Ourselves

The foundational change we must make in order to change our lives is to change our relationship to ourselves.

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