Tag Archives: humanity

How (and Why) to Slay the Certainty Siren

There’s a mythological creature that has plagued humanity forever. It tempts us with its seductive song, promising complete safety and freedom from worry. This creature is the siren called Certainty. When we fall under its spell, we pursue it relentlessly, lured by the tantalizing prospect of perfect security in an uncertain world. Unfortunately, we can […]
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How to Be a Prophet of Hope

Now that you have that optimistic mindset, here’s what you can do with it.

How to Ward Off Feelings of Disenfranchisement

It’s an understatement to say life is a complex, strange, and interesting experience. Life is a blank canvas for our aspirations, a place where almost any potential has merit and everyone must define for themselves how they want to live. The freedom of the blank canvas, however, can be the proverbial double-edged sword. Freedom, if […]
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Have You Had Your Scrooge Moment?

Yes, the holidays are over. So why am I writing a post referencing Ebeneezer Scrooge from A Christmas Carol? No, I’m not trying to make you depressed. I’m actually hoping to extend the “goodwill to all” spirit of the holidays to the rest of the year. We all know Scrooge’s story: he’s a mean old […]
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