Culture, Life

Facing Life Full On

You don’t have to participate in the society that people who hate you and your values created. That’s the truth. I never thought I’d be standing on the stage suggesting that people opt out of the popular society, but that is exactly what I’m suggesting.” ~Tucker Carlson

Way finding. Engineering your life. That’s exactly what I’ve been preaching lately and that’s exactly why, when I heard Tucker Carlson’s long soliloquy on the topic of how to manage in a world that is hell-bent on eliminating your “kind,” I knew it was important to share this weighty matter. (It goes right in there with Lifestyle Mapping and Finding Your Purpose.) Continue reading “Facing Life Full On”

Life

Pablo the Wanderer

An Adventurous Life

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Yesterday an old friend blew into town. An unequaled raconteur, Pablo spent most of the evening describing his (wild) adventures all over the world, how he got his degree in physics, what it was like hobnobbing with fencing masters, and how his grandfather, a Neapolitan immigrant, started a successful candy business and saved a lot of people’s fortunes during the Great Depression. I listened to his theory of the origin of the universe and his explanation that the true purpose of meditation is not to empty the mind but to focus it. He is an enormous soul in a small package. Continue reading “Pablo the Wanderer”