Category Archives: Observation

jOBS

As said in the movie jOBS (at the 1 hour 55 minute mark): “When you grow up you tend to get told the world is the way that it is and your life is just to live your life inside … Continue reading

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Is Technology Making People Dumber?

Bill Gates was asked during today’s Reddit AMA, “Hi Bill, In your opinion, has technology made the masses less intelligent?”

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Lars and the Real Girl

As succinctly summarized by IMDB: “A delusional young guy strikes up an unconventional relationship with a doll he finds on the Internet.” While that seems like a recipe for a kinky, weird ass movie, I have to say it’s more about relationships … Continue reading

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Help!

In the book “Shambala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior” by Cogyam Trungpa, he writes “While everyone has a responsibility to help the world, we can create additional chaos if we try to impose our ideas or our help upon … Continue reading

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After Fear

The movie “After Earth” didn’t do so hot for a variety of reasons, but there were a couple redeeming factors.  The first is that M. Night Shyamalan exhibited an absurd amount of discipline by abstaining from putting a plot twist … Continue reading

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The Zen of Iron Man

Who doesn’t love a good action movie? Iron Man 3 is that with a little introspection thrown in. The cool parts of the first two are watching the extravagant use of money and smarts to build awesome technology and then … Continue reading

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Deathbed Regrets

I came across an inspiring article last year, “Nurse reveals the top 5 regrets people make on their deathbed.” I came across the headline today but when I thought about it, I couldn’t remember any of the regrets from the … Continue reading

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True to Life

I love movies that feel like real life. The Perks of Being a Wallflower has that real life feel to it. It’s like Garden State or The Last Kiss in a high school setting with the same amount of depth. … Continue reading

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What Is

A couple weeks ago someone very wise was saying it’s painful when we do not accept whatever is happening. Another way I’ve heard it said is: “to argue with reality causes suffering.” What an easy thing to forget. It’s simple … Continue reading

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Getting Things Done

I love the Getting Things Done (GTD) methodology by David Allen; it’s helped me to keep track of and stay on top of anything that comes my way. If you feel like you want to jump in, here is probably … Continue reading

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