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optimism takes a hit

An astrologer I like to read keeps on being optimistic and dispensing hope. But I’ve been overwhelmed recently by the number of different sources warning the end of the human race is nigh. Even my naturally good-natured and optimistic partner told me he suspects the end of humanity to happen within the next one hundred years unless some drastic changes are made. Global warming, disappearing water, human conflict, the way many humans treat animals, the environment and themselves… it’s all … Read the rest

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emotional hangover

The morning after a very intense discussion, which actually became an argument and then returned to discussion, and I feel hung over. There are signs the discussion is not about what’s on the table, but I don’t yet see them soon enough to prevent the exhausting detours through murky territory. This morning I am calm. I can see yes, I had been speaking from old ideas that had become rote.

Intellectually, I saw myself struggling to understand Nick’s point of Read the rest

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