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the purpose of existence? A meaningful life.

The Big philosophical question since the dawn of civilization:  why are we here?                    ” The sphere upon which mortals come and go, has no end nor beginning that we know and none there is to tell us the truth,  whence do we … Continue reading

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The story of blue jeans. creativity, the only way out. part 2.

CREATIVITY AT WORK.  CHINESE SILK WEAVING ART+INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION+MECHANIZED LOOM+TOILE DE NIMES. FRANCE+CALIFORNIA GOLDRUSH+ MINERS IN NEED OF RUGGED OVERALLS= the blue jeans. China . by 1st. cent.  (Han dynasty), silk weaving already an ancient art.  most weaving techniques  , as used … Continue reading

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creativity, the only way out. part 1.

what is CREATIVITY?  it is the ability of the mind to  analyze AND to synthesize. ANALYSIS:  the ability to perceive the different elements that make up  a whole ( thing or idea).  be curious ,  get close and personal ,  … Continue reading

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Tending your own garden . Voltaire and Candide

A DISTANT MIRROR. Voltaire. French philosopher , one of the founding fathers of “The Age of Enlightenment” .Radical new ideas swept the western world of the 18th century and sowed the seeds of the French and American Revolutions. Prolific writer ( … Continue reading

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