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One soul to go please, with extra chocolate!

So many have already said so much – including me-, about the soul! It brings to mind this Greek game that children play where they put their palms against each other and sing: Where is the ring? Search, search, you will not find it! You will not find the ring you are searching for! Replace the word ring with soul, and you’ll see my point. So in order to conclude the soul issue – and have at least my readers understand my scripts – since everyone uses the term soul according to his will, let’s say a few more things. At some point, at the beginning of creation, there was only one power, one energy and nothing else. And then something happened, and this overwhelming power woke up. And a second potentiality appeared from that power, confronting itself through condensation of its own elements. What happened when those two elements

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The red or the blue pill? Does the pill come also in light green?

Shakespeare wonders: To live or not to live? Neo – or One or better yet Zero – ask an even harder question: Since the One in question will live anyway, what color pill does he prefer? The blue of joy and peace, or the red that comes up with a plug on the neck? For those who didn’t get it, the question about the color of the pill comes from the movie Matrix, which I think every human under the age of seventy with a cell phone and a computer has watched! Any way to get back on the truck, the dilemma is simple: The world we live in is fake. It is multidimensional and is inhabited by many creatures. In our ten dimensions, you can find people, angels, demons, etc. Do we want to see the truth or do we prefer to look at everything through colorful glasses? Please,

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All kinds of conspiracies and human stupidity.

The conspiracies and the human stupidity, walking arm to arm, have come to oppress us since at least conspiracies play a serious role in our lives finally. For human stupidity, there is no need to make the slightest hint. Stupidity lives and reigns and is conquering the whole world. But what happens in reality? Let’s start with the second. By the word stupidity, I am not referring to the various failures a person does in his life in his attempt to survive. At the same time, he also does multiple acts of wit. But there is an average that generally characterizes him. I would add that the average of earthly humanity and not of individual people, is probably low in the dipole of stupidity-wit. The result is that this does not allow him to have open horizons in the way his mind is working and falls victim to those who

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Survival of the Richest – Future Human by Douglas Rushkoff

Last year, I got invited to a super-deluxe private resort to deliver a keynote speech to what I assumed would be a hundred or so investment bankers. It was by far the largest fee I had ever been offered for a talk — about half my annual professor’s salary — all to deliver some insight on the subject of “the future of technology.” I’ve never liked talking about the future. The Q&A sessions always end up more like parlor games, where I’m asked to opine on the latest technology buzzwords as if they were ticker symbols for potential investments: blockchain, 3D printing, CRISPR. The audiences are rarely interested in learning about these technologies or their potential impacts beyond the binary choice of whether or not to invest in them. But money talks, so I took the gig. After I arrived, I was ushered into what I thought was the green

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How to measure and not measure a life – by Jan Fortune

I’ve recently completed an extraordinary four weeks of research, writing and travel in Spain, ending in Barcelona after two weeks in Toledo, via a few days stay in both Zaragoza and Burgos. The pressure of unfamiliar places, the space to devote time to walking and soaking up the places, and writing, is perspective altering. A whole month away to dive deep into a passion is a privilege and a challenge and I can feel shifts taking place in how I view my use of time and the nature of my future work. Life, David Henry Thoreau tells us, is precious. We do not want to find ourselves at the end of it having not lived. So how do we know that we are living, that we are sucking out the marrow of life? For me it has to do with the courage to live as the person I want to

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If You Only Read A Few Books In 2018, Read These – by Rian Holiday

If You Only Read A Few Books In 2018, Read TheseIf you’d liked to be jerked around less, provoked less, and more productive and inwardly focused, where should you start?To me, the answer is obvious: by turning to wisdom. Below is a list of 21 books that will help lead you to a better, stronger 2018. Mr. Eternity by Aaron Thier / The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas These books really have nothing to do with the events of 2016 but they are long and entertaining and they will make you forget your problems for the next 12 months. I thought I’d read Monte Cristo as a kid, but clearly I didn’t. Because the actual book is a 1,200 page epic of some of the most brilliant, beautiful and complicated storytelling ever put to paper. What a book! When I typed out my notes (and quotes) after finishing this book, it ran some

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