Traversing the Bear

Aristotle said, The whole is greater than the sum of its parts, and I’m pretty sure he was referring to Web3 and PLNs.  A personal Learning Network (PLN) is a way of describing the group of people that you connect with to learn their ideas, their questions, their reflections, and their references. One’s PLN is […]

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There are no Shortcuts

“Short cuts make long delays.” J. R. R. Tolkien This piece is about challenges, choices, changes, and conviction. Its also about Mario Kart 64, particularly the Rainbow World level. 🌈 Some of you might remember the pretty dope shortcut hidden inside the Rainbow World level. If not, allow me to explain. At a specific point […]

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People say I’m crazy doing what I’m doing, Well they give me all kinds of warnings to save me from ruin, When I say that I’m o.k. they look at me kind of strange, Surely you’re not happy now you no longer play the game, John Lennon, Watching the Wheels In 1981, Watching the Wheels […]

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essential ways to keep ego at bay

“The most common ego identifications have to do with possessions, the work you do, social status and recognition, knowledge and education, physical appearance, special abilities, relationships, person and family history, belief systems, and often nationalistic, racial, religious, and other collective identifications. None of these are you.” – Eckhart Tolle What is ego? When you clicked […]

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The Age of Instant Noodles

The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less, we buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and smaller families, more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less sense, more knowledge, but […]

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“Regard yourself as a cloud in the flesh… Because you see, clouds never make mistakes. Did you ever see a cloud that was misshapen? Did you ever see a badly designed wave? No. They always do the right thing. But if you will treat yourself—for a while—as a cloud or wave, and realize that you […]

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