Friday Philosophy…Rebellion

"The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion." ~ Albert Camus "The thing worse than rebellion is the thing that causes rebellion." ~ Frederick Douglass “The greatest crimes in the world are not committed by people breaking the rules … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Rebellion

Friday Philosophy…Ego

We all have an ego. Some of us, a bigger ego than others. 🙂 Most writers who give us gentle nudges towards enlightenment seem to recommend living a life of humility, rather than egoism. Ego. Achilles heel, or necessary motivator? "To walk around with an ego is a bad thing. To have confidence in yourself … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Ego

Friday Philosophy…Zen

Zen. What is it? Do we achieve it, like Nirvana? No, not the grunge bank, the transcendental state of being after deep meditation. Or, as one teacher explained it: the state of no longer thinking. If you look up the word "zen" in a search engine, you find out quite a bit about Buddhism. And, … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…Zen

Friday Philosophy…

Ha! It's Friday, and I'm writing. Since my last totally awesome workout, I've been sick as a dog. I haven't really been on my feet much until today. I ended up with a sinus infection, and due to a health insurance issue, was unable to see a doctor. So, I went "frontier woman" and treated … Continue reading Friday Philosophy…