Archive for September, 2006

Beyond the edges

, written by Jeremy

I don’t want to make a big show out of that canoe trip. It really was just six days paddling around a lake. But it was also a window to a part of me that lay nearly forgotten.

There are …

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Find a niche, get happy

, written by Jeremy

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Collective intelligence

, written by Jeremy

From Les invasions barbares (2003):

“Intelligence isn’t an individual trait. It’s collective, national, and intermittent.

Athens, BC – Euripides premieres his Electra. Two rivals attend, Sophocles and Aristophanes. And two friends, Socrates and Plato.
Intelligence was there.

Firenze, Palazzo

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Socrates

, written by Jeremy

Just finished reading the Apology of Socrates. Three things stood out:

1. Socrates was at home. He knew everyone. It’s a record of conversations with people he knew all his life.

2. Socrates believed that the wisdom expressed by …

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Is this elitist?

, written by Jeremy

From the Thoreau blog:

“As I go through the fields, endeavoring to recover my tone and sanity and to perceive things truly and simply again, after having been perambulating the bounds of the town all week, and dealing with

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Attending intention

, written by Jeremy

By becoming present, focusing on moments exerts enormous attention.

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Dying to remember

, written by Jeremy

My Dad, brother, brother-in-law and I just finished a week-long canoe trip around the Bowron Lakes circuit in B.C.. It was wonderful.

The lakes run along the foot of several mountain ranges. Peaks rise up on either side to tower …

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Reviewing profound

, written by Jeremy

Time away brings introspection.

Long hours in a canoe give lots of room for thought.

While I sort through those ideas – here is a compilation of favourite ideas from the past. It’s a series of posts about purpose, perfection, …

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