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52. And it Got to Come Out

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“Let that boy boogie-woogie because it’s in him and it got to come out.” John Lee Hooker This will be the last post in this series… About thirty years ago, I…

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51. Becoming

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“Becoming who you are is not something one is ever finished doing.” Nietzsche It is not with sadness that we should begin this penultimate post, but with unbridled joy because,…

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50. O’Keeffe the Artist

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“I had been taught to work like others and after careful thinking I decided that I wasn’t going to spend my life doing what had already been done.” Georgia O’Keeffe…

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49. Project ‘I’

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“We make ourselves and define our way of life by projecting ourselves toward the future, and by constantly going beyond the given situation in which we find ourselves.” David A….

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48. The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

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“Taking responsibility to heart and then acting on it is, more often than not, the hardest choice to make. Just as being authentic sometimes means having to redouble one’s efforts…

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47. Responsibility

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“Am I here and engaged, or am I wishing that I was somewhere else?” To live as humans within our world and accept responsibility for our actions, I believe, was…

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46. The Name of the Rose

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“I have been the hand of God.” Jorge of Burgos in The Name of the Rose As we saw in the last post, ‘bad faith’ amounts to an excuse for…

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45. Bad Faith

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“Those who hide from this total freedom, in a guise of solemnity or with deterministic excuses, I shall call cowards. Others, who try to show that their existence is necessary,…

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44. American History X

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“Has anything you’ve done made your life better?” Dr. Bob Sweeney in American History X Are we free or psychologically determined? Can we act according to our own thoughts or…

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43. Freedom

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“Man is condemned to be free.” Jean-Paul Sartre Having observed previously how Sartre introduced the idea of freedom into his philosophy, we could be ready to move on. However, maybe…

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