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Though one would think there’d be no shortage of information about the right stuff that human beings need to know, and like to know, it turns out there is little data of import about the significant place the good fight has in our lives. Just how disappointing, meaningless and unfair life is remains a problem to be solved. Especially now.

Of course, much of this discontent is covered up. We, ourselves, have probably been conditioned to look as if we are fine, cool, never better. Looks are only skin deep, however, and the problem persists. And what about the circumstance that leaves millions of us ill-prepared, by dint of birth or limited opportunity, to prevail in the challenge that life is? …


Do the Right Thing


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The promise of humanity lies in its bold spirit. We each have the ability to think, feel and imagine and to climb the ladder of transcendence. And we each have the ability to give honest and artful expression to the struggle to matter, to make order, to care. Indeed, each and all of us must put to right our inescapable personal responsibility for choosing our outlook on the world.

But we live in irrational and difficult times. …

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Arnold Siegel

Philosopher, Contemporary American thinker, Founder of Autonomy and Life https://autonomyandlife.com

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