Life is a Balancing Act

Jim Mason
Woodworkers of the World Unite!!!
3 min readMay 13, 2024

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We can learn to control our pushes and pulls

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My most recent Medium article, Webs of Temporarily-Balanced Interacting Forces, was probably a bit too abstract for many readers. I think it can be helpful to draw some practical conclusions from it in this article.

As I described in the earlier article, our existence is a continually-adjusting balance of attractive and repulsive forces, both within…

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Jim Mason
Woodworkers of the World Unite!!!

I study language, cognition, and humans as social animals. You can support me by joining Medium at https://jmason37-80878.medium.com/membership