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The masculine ideal of perfection creates a hyper-sensitivity to any nuance of imperfection. Any man who commits his life to the perfectionistic ideal of masculinity is going to feel like a failure. The people around him will feel abused and oppressed by him. The only way to do things is his way, the right way, the ideal way. Every man who succeeds at this game will wind up in the same place: Alone in his victory. At the top of the pyramid there’s no room for anyone else.

Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

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...when you're broken, everything gets a little honester - you make mistake

...when you're broken, everything gets a little honester - you make mistakes and don't give a damn - you give up on perfection, but get real...
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Everyone knew that if you divided reality by expectation, you got a happine

Everyone knew that if you divided reality by expectation, you got a happiness quotient. But when you invert the equation - expectation divided by reality - you didn't get the opposite of happiness. What you got, Lewis realized, was hope.
Posted 4 months ago

your brain is wider than the sky

your brain is wider than the sky
Posted 4 months ago

On cable TV they have a weather channel - twenty-four hours of weather. We

On cable TV they have a weather channel - twenty-four hours of weather. We had something like that where I grew up. We called it a window.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

When you have wit of your own, it's a pleasure to credit other people for t

When you have wit of your own, it's a pleasure to credit other people for theirs.
Posted 4 months ago

Despite the hours spent debating different models of general education, the

Despite the hours spent debating different models of general education, the choices faculties make rarely lead to any significant difference in the cognitive development of undergraduates.
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As long as you’re trying to be someone else, or putting on some act or beha

As long as you’re trying to be someone else, or putting on some act or behavior someone else taught you, you have no possibility of truly reaching people. The most valuable thing you have to give people is yourself. No matter what you think you’re selling
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

I believe there are visions that come to us only in memory, in retrospect.

I believe there are visions that come to us only in memory, in retrospect.
Posted 4 months ago

There are a lot of good things about being famous but there are a few not s

There are a lot of good things about being famous but there are a few not so good things too.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago

Happiness is not a state to arrive at but a manner of traveling.

Happiness is not a state to arrive at but a manner of traveling.
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You have to believe in it to get it...

You have to believe in it to get it...
Posted 4 months ago

I think we need to do some deep soul searching about what's important in ou

I think we need to do some deep soul searching about what's important in our lives and renew our spirit and our spiritual thinking, whether it's through faith-based religion or just through loving nature or helping your fellow man.
Posted 3 months, 4 weeks ago