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Daily Obstruction: Thoughts & Deeds

30 Mar


Thoughts & Deeds


Descartes said, “Cogito ergo sum,” I think, therefore I am.  But it does not follow to say, “I think bad thoughts, therefore I am bad.”  Or, conversely, “I think good thoughts, therefore I am good.”

Beingless Sins – a Daily Obstruction

6 Dec

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Beingless Sins


We love to make obstacles for ourselves where there are none – original sin, innate evil, The Fall.  Metaphysical, psychological, spiritual, theological obstructions to overcome in The Great Game.

Other People – Your Daily Obstruction

3 Dec


Other People


Jean-Paul Sartre famously penned the quip, “Hell is other people.”  Not quite.  They’re just obstacles.