i want, so i will. part 2

Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.

If you are reading this you most likely read part one of this blog post series. If not it makes sense to have a quick read before you continue with this update.

The next 6 updates will provide some clarity on the 6 rules that Labkovsky came up with to help to defeat neurosis and become a positive person. The happy bunny type person đź‘Ť

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not one drop

Today I am extremely proud that I haven’t had any alcohol for exactly 365 days and I am not planning to ever have alcohol again.

I am writing this here because I know a lot of people who are in the same situation. Last year I realised more and more that every week I was working towards Friday evenings to have a glass of juicy red wine first and then focus on family or other things. After that first glass, I would calm down and be ready for the weekend.

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the education revolution

“Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth learning can be taught.” (Oscar Wilde).

This is the core of Greek learning or paideia. The goal of education is not mastery of subject matter, but of one’s person. Continue reading “the education revolution”

and the oscars go to…

Wow, 2018 was a tough year, really tough. I can’t say 2019 started much better and just the simple fact that I am writing this list near end of March shows how much time has already passed.

Such list is usually best written at the beginning of the new year because it covers the previous year but I simply didn’t have enough time.

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brainblurb – the fools of alexander

The fools of Alexander is the derogatory name used by scholars to describe anyone who has wasted time searching for buried treasure in Alexandria, Egypt.

It is said that in Alexandria everybody has a theory about Alexander the Great and the location of his coffin of “hammered gold”. In most parts of the world, people buy lottery tickets. In Alexandria, they buy shovels.*