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A Life Worth Living

‘If a list could be made of all the things that are valuable for their own sake, these things would be the ingredients of a life worth living’. J. Glover, Causing Death and Saving Life, p.51. I think most of … Continue reading

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Fromm on The Art of Loving

  Erich Fromm wrote the powerful lines: “Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.” It might seem at first that it is the feeling of falling in love that is the answer to … Continue reading

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American Hustle

Christian Bale as Irving Rosenfeld Bradley Cooper as Richie DiMaso Amy Adams as Sydney Prosser Jeremy Renner as Carmine Polito Jennifer Lawrence as Rosalyn Rosenfeld http://www.abc.net.au/atthemovies/txt/s3903348.htm ”I felt like we had a secret. Just the two of us. You know … Continue reading

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Snowdonia walking from the Brigands Inn

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I started walking seriously after a long bout of depression that stemmed from insomnia and had resulted in my staying in the house for long periods of time over the summer feeling drained of energy. A friend of mine (Anthony) … Continue reading

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Variations on the Word Love

    People use to expression “love” in many different ways. We can talk of love in the sense that we strongly desire something i.e., I love a coffee mocha in the morning and evening. We can talk of love … Continue reading

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Suzanne – and being touched by someone’s mind

Cohen is one of my favorite singer song writers that combine great music with telling lyrics. He started off as a poet, but found that music paid better and he has managed to combine great lyrics with moving music. This … Continue reading

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Dance me to the End of Love

My favorite love song is Leonard Cohen’s “Dance me to the End of Love” which you can listen to here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pA5UhNaYw0 In this song Cohen poetically describes love in the most extreme places. I recall reading that Cohen ( a … Continue reading

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