Category Archives: Humanity

Chinese classics

「弟子入則孝,出則弟,謹而信,汎愛眾,而親仁。行有餘力,則以學文。」“The Master said, The young should be dutiful at home, modestabroad, careful and true, overflowing in kindness for all, but inbrotherhood with love. And if they have strength to spare they shouldspend it on the arts.” https://www.britannica.com/art/Chinese-literature

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Where are we?

Where are we? At a coffee shop, on Jiuru street, a busy street in Kaohsiung. But

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A thought on truth and Robert Pirsig

For my high school international baccalaureate program I had to read Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig. I offer this quote from page 6 of it for your consideration: “I’ve wondered why it took us so long to catch on. We saw it and yet we didn’t see it. Or rather […]

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For whom the bell tolls

No man is an island… https://www.jw.org/en/news/legal/by-region/russia/anatoly-vasilyevich-pchelintsev-interview/

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How ‘NEW’ is born – a little theory

Jazz – (Buddy Bolden 1895)Rock-n-roll – (as early as the 1920s or possibly Arthur Crudup’s 1947 release)CyberPunk (Neuromancer in 1984) There is nothing new under the sun.How do “new” things come about?

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Lies Someone Told You – “You can trust [insert human]”

There is nothing good about a global pandemic. But it does offer a wake up call. And a wake up call is sorely needed.

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Life Abroad Nightmares – embassy red tape

Although I’ve ranted before about the boldfaced lie of “blissfully traveling the world” I just can’t help myself so here I go again. When it suits their fancy governments seem to know everything there is to know about you (big brother). On the other hand when it comes to issuing a visa, authenticating a marriage, […]

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Lies Someone Told You: “He’s an expert”

What do Herman Melville and Warren Buffet have in common?For one thing they accurately described a plague of false competency.What do I mean? And what is there to learn from it?Let’s start closer to the beginning.

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Lies Someone Told You: “Travel the world”

To a fair extent I can say I’ve “travelled the world” And I can also tell you that if someone is saying to you “I can teach you how to get rich, travel the world, and live the life” he/she is trying to sell you something, and you better beware.

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The Link – the making of a master theory

Links. Fifty or so years ago Thomas Kuhn penned Theory of Scientific Revolutions And we learned that we tend to think in-box. The Link (cross discipline thinking) is the antidote. Links. The fabric of our world wide Web. They have an ancient history…

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