Category Archive: General

Aug 31

Never better

“Never better” is what I answer most of the time when people ask how I’m doing. And their astonishment to my response never ceases to surprise me. Could my approach to the turmoil of life be so different from their own, different to the point that my answer leaves them bewildered? Thus, although this approach …

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Aug 20

Living without regret

It is entirely normal to experience regret. It’s an uncontrollable emotional reaction that can occur whenever we make a decision. It occurs when a doubt related to the adequacy of our choice persists when there is more than one suitable option on the table and it is even more probable in situations where the decision making …

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Jul 21

It’s my birthday… so what?

It’s my birthday today, but so what? Not that I would get offended if you wished me “Happy Birthday”, but I’m left feeling slightly indifferent about it because I don’t really understand what there is to celebrate. What is a birthday other than a highlight of the fact that we’ve accumulated one more year of …

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Jun 09

The three A’s of a good reputation

“Like a house of cards, a good reputation is built on a solid foundation. It is difficult to build and it can crumble at the slightest false move. “ Jacques Dufort As mentioned in a previous article entitled: I am “The philosopher pilot” I intend from now on, whenever appropriate, to present my articles under the banner: ” The philosopher pilot in pursuit of… :”. So …

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May 19

I am “The philosopher pilot”

The philosopher pilot… Do I really have the right to label myself as such? Note that I am using the noun “philosopher” in its broadest sense, while I attempt to adjectively characterize myself as someone who is “philosophical” by nature. Hence, I do not claim to have studied philosophy per say, nor to be a …

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Dec 16

The reflected tribe is not a sect

For those that may be annoyed with my choice of the term “tribe” in “The reflected tribe”, let’s begin by defining what a tribe is, or rather what it is not as stated in our title. Some people seem to confuse the terms tribe and sect. However, as suggested on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sect  a “sect” represents a …

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Jan 31

The meaning of life

What is the purpose of my life? It’s a difficult question that I began pondering about a few of years ago. For some, this question may seem disturbing and even frightening to reflect upon. However, is it not imperative that such a question be asked? Does life not require a deeper meaning than that conferred …

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Jan 28

What is a tribe?

What is a tribe? I will soon publish an article in reference to my recent reading of a book called “Tribes” written by Seth Godin. This book is what inspired me to create this blog and, in the meantime, I invite you to read my “About” page in order to get a better understanding of …

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