We are like birds on a branch — our wings need to grow before the branch breaks
Oct11

We are like birds on a branch — our wings need to grow before the branch breaks

Suppose a bird is perched on a branch. Does it live in constant fear that the branch under it may break? No, because it knows…

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The choices you make make you
Oct06

The choices you make make you

During our life, we constantly make choices. Even when we know that our choices are consequential, we may not realize how…

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Our belief system doesn’t just shape our perception of reality – it becomes our reality
Oct03

Our belief system doesn’t just shape our perception of reality – it becomes our reality

What we believe, that we perceive. This is a well-known principle in philosophical circles. When we observe the world, …

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Our clock may stop, but time doesn’t – don’t waste time
Oct02

Our clock may stop, but time doesn’t – don’t waste time

Suppose we are working on a deadline-driven project. While we are racing against time, suppose our clock suddenly stops,…

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More important than understanding what we observe is understanding what it is that observes
Oct01

More important than understanding what we observe is understanding what it is that observes

Every day, and indeed at every moment, many things pass through our visual range. If we observe such things carefully, we…

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If an ideal inspires more regret than reform, an intermediate ideal is required
Sep29

If an ideal inspires more regret than reform, an intermediate ideal is required

Suppose a hospital gym has weights so heavy that they can’t even be budged by those patients who need to exercise. Such …

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