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I Demand Respect

Recent events have led me to really contemplate the level at which our culture has become demanding: demanding on resources, demanding on consumption, and demanding respect. With this final topic I wish to contemplate further. “The willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life is the source from which self-respect springs.” ~Joan Didion A Brief …

Inner Motivation

I’m not sure if it’s an automatic response, something that has been told us so many times that now we believe it, but do deadlines really motivate us? I think that deadline motivation is primarily fear based motivation. A looming judgement day rapidly advancing on our psyche with strict punishments. Can this be healthy? This …