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Yin Yang ☯

So hungry, so insatiable, and yet so full. 
Tearing up the asphalt while standing still on the red.
At once serene and calm, and yet in the middle of chaos.
Now so mellow on Mary Jane, and yet so eager for Goliath’s jugular.
A fixated workaholism, and yet slacking off like a bum on Bourbon St.

The question was asked: What would you change in your life if you could rewind and adjust?

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Filed under: Cradle, Leadership, Solace

Super delusional and super patriotic?

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Today while driving to work, I was annoyed by this bumper sticker on a filthy Ford Focus in front of me. Despite all the grime, I could see that it read:

“If you don’t stand behind our troops, feel free to stand in front of them.” Read the rest of this entry »

Filed under: Current Affairs, Exhaust

Navigate

” The good seaman weathers the storm he cannot avoid, and avoids the storm he cannot weather.”

- Unknown.

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Filed under: Cradle, Gentlemen, Quotable Quotes

Oumeid

Every saint has a past.
Every sinner has a future.

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Filed under: Gentlemen, Leadership

The Ant and the Carpet

There is a story which Rumi tells of an ant that’s creeping across the carpet in a mosque, and the ant complains to God saying: “What is this, these bumps, and strange colours, and patterns, this must have been created just as a meaningless obstacle course, what a futile thing to have made.”

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Filed under: Cradle, Gentlemen, Leadership

On reading people

“The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a commodity as sugar or coffee, and I will pay more for that ability than any other under the sun.”

- John D. Rockefeller

Filed under: Gentlemen, Leadership, Quotable Quotes

Dichotomy of Elements

A poem my friend Youssuf wrote long ago – I’m simply in love with it. Read the rest of this entry »

Filed under: Quality Reads, Rune

Of poor men and shooting stars

A millennia and a half ago, there was this poor man.
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Filed under: In Memoriam, Leadership

BY THE NUMBERS: AMERICAN DENSITY

FUN FACT: Over 60 million Americans believe the Sun revolves around the Earth.

Why? Because Americans are so advanced.

(All numbers expressed are percentages of Americans, unless indicated otherwise) Read the rest of this entry »

Filed under: Current Affairs, Numbers

Kings upon the Seas

To the loftiest peaks,
and into the deepest valleys Read the rest of this entry »

Filed under: Gentlemen, Leadership

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