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Book Review – Buddhism Without Beliefs [Books]

I've been a follower of Buddhist philosophy for over twenty-five years. Not the religious aspect of it. I can do without that. But the philosophy behind it, the way to look at life, at the people around me, my perception of my world, that all appeals to me. And although I'm far from perfect, I… Continue reading Book Review – Buddhism Without Beliefs [Books]

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A Little Motivation [Creativity]

"Commitment to the most worthy purpose is of little value if we lack confidence in our ability to realize it." - Stephen Batchelor, Buddhism Without Beliefs I've been reading the aforementioned book the past few days, and this line stuck out to me. I read it several times because it resonated and made me think… Continue reading A Little Motivation [Creativity]

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Book Review – The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch [Books]

Philip K. Dick is one of the founders of modern science fiction. I see him as a writer who straddled the line between the old guard - Asimov, Clarke, Heinlein - and the new school. He, along with writers like Harlan Ellison, ushered in a deeper and more surreal aspect to the genre. If you… Continue reading Book Review – The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch [Books]

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What’s the Best Writing Tool? [Writing]

This is one of those topics that can be contentious. There are so many tools available to the modern writer that it can be overwhelming. I can't promise you that I'll answer all your questions. However, I think I can provide you with some valid options and, hopefully, help you make an informed decision. First,… Continue reading What’s the Best Writing Tool? [Writing]