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Modern Myth #11 — Cravings & Compulsions Are Uncontrollable

Did Moses come down from the mountain with an 11th Commandment: “Thou cannot resist thy cravings and thy compulsions so do your thang man?” I don’t think that came from Moses, but it is a widespread myth in today’s world.  … Continue reading

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I Don’t Like Shakespeare (Neither Did Tolstoy)

If you have ever attended high school, you’ve probably been made to read a play (or several plays and sonnets) by William Shakespeare. For me reading Shakespeare was very hard work.  I don’t like Shakespeare. Then my daughter (who graduated … Continue reading

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