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The Dreamer vs the Pragmatist by Ame

“Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Critic as Artist I first came across this quote more than 20 years ago when I was researching […]

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Breaking Down Conditioning

“The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.” ― Jim Morrison I woke up this morning with the song “When the Music’s Over” (by The Doors) playing in my head. Lead singer Jim Morrison has […]

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Empowerment: Facing Your Fears by Ame

“The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” –Nelson Mandela Last week, I wrote about how childhood conditioning affects us adversely in “Breaking Down Conditioning” I shared it on Facebook and many of my friends who are parents asked me this question,”Can we really avoid imposing […]

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