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Three Men in a Boat (a little humor and philosophy for the holiday season)

“Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need—a homely home and simple pleasures, one or two friends, worth the name, someone to love and someone to love you, a cat, a dog, and a pipe … Continue reading

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Some Excellent Advice from the Good Dr. Johnson

“When idle, be not solitary. When solitary, be not idle,” Samuel Johnson (1709 – 1784)  

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The Idler

Freedom Manifesto from Tom Hodgkinson I have read two of his books and five of his edited volumes so far and am amazed by how his sentiments match my own.  Learn more about this fascinating writer and editor at The … Continue reading

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Idle thinkers

“Institutions fear idle populations because an idler is a thinker and thinkers are not a welcome addition to most social situations.” Terence McKenna Click the name to get a little more taste of Mr McKenna’s philosophy.

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