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#16: The Survivalist
Tuesday • August 20th 2019 • 11:59:12 pm • 1KB

> I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only > the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to > teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. I did > not wish to live what was not...

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#15: The Naturalist
Tuesday • August 13th 2019 • 9:21:12 pm • 713B

> There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. > > -- Beverly Sills - is a popular tradition celebrated in Canada and the United States on February 2nd. It derives from the Pennsylvania Dutch superstition that if a groundhog...

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#14: The Scientist
Tuesday • August 6th 2019 • 10:50:25 pm • 839B2

> Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. > > -- Carl Sagan - > Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue > that counts. > > -- Winston Churchill - To paraphrase Alexander Pope "Nature and Nature...

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#13: The Skeptic
Tuesday • July 30th 2019 • 11:51:28 pm • 2KB

The widespread urban legend that one swallows a high number of spiders during sleep in one's life has no basis in reality. A sleeping person causes all kinds of noise and vibrations by breathing, the beating heart, snoring etc. all of which warn spiders of...

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#12: The Philosopher
Tuesday • July 23rd 2019 • 10:14:47 pm • 3KB1

(from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally “love of wisdom”) is the study of general and fundamental questions about existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. Philosophia has been called The Mother of All Sciences. Sir Ken Robinson, in...

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#11: The Superhero
Tuesday • July 16th 2019 • 9:25:27 pm • 5KB

> "Number One: Resilient people get that [terrible disasters do happen], > they know that suffering is part of life, this doesn't mean they actually > welcome it [...] just that when the tough times come they seem to know > that suffering is part of every...

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#10: The Ultra
Tuesday • July 9th 2019 • 9:53:59 pm • 4KB

> Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t - you’re right. > > -- Henry Ford > I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man > who has practiced one kick 10,000 times. > > -- Bruce Lee Bruce Lee, was the...

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#9: The Humanitarian
Tuesday • July 2nd 2019 • 11:26:11 pm • 6KB2

I beg the youngest of you, to arrange your life in such a way so that each challenge before you, is the hardest thing you have ever done. To paraphrase Thoreau: I beg you to live and grow up deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, to see...

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#8: The Intellectual
Tuesday • June 25th 2019 • 9:47:15 pm • 3KB

The Greatest minds of our generation, looked back, learned, and brought the waning wisdom back. To those of you who retain some remnant of dignity and the will to live your lives for yourselves, you have the chance to make the same choice. Examine your...

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#7: The Officer
Tuesday • June 18th 2019 • 10:47:33 pm • 4KB1

We the warriors in pursuits of excellence, band together in sincerity and truth. May our philosophy be filled with power and may we connect in authenticity. May we strengthen and increase our admiration for honest dealing and clear thinking, and may our...

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#6: The Lady And The Gentleman
Wednesday • June 12th 2019 • 12:49:11 am • 2KB3

> A King may make a Nobleman but he cannot make Gentleman. > > -- Edmund Burke There is no force in the universe that can help a person grow up outside in. In education, the idea of dividing all subjects into tidy categories that make perfect sense...

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#5: The Knight Of Virtue
Wednesday • June 5th 2019 • 12:40:54 am • 2KB3

As we grew so did our grasp on the Human Condition, from bloody and warring clans of duty and loyalty a new kind of class emerged. The Knight of Virtue. Internal influences are as just as powerful at changing a human, as the external ones. To internalize...

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#4: The Soldier
Wednesday • May 29th 2019 • 12:41:25 am • 7KB4

was the founder of the Stoic school of philosophy, which he taught in Athens from about 300 BC. Based on the moral ideas of the Cynics, Stoicism laid great emphasis on goodness and peace of mind gained from living a life of Virtue in accordance with Nature...

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#3: The Adventurer
Wednesday • May 22nd 2019 • 12:26:45 am • 2KB1

In moving. In endless horizons, and mountains, and the sea; we learn to break away, and find our own paths. And there is a slope to each adventure that follows, and the adventurer knows that slope must increase, and the challenges must grow also. >...

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#2: The Hunter
Tuesday • May 14th 2019 • 10:34:30 pm • 3KB1

This artwork has been with me for as long as I can remember, I found it in a book entitled “Wszechświat życie człowiek” (Universe, Life, Human) and one of my favorite writers Bill Bryson wrote something just as good which is available as an where he gently...

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#1: Introduction
Wednesday • May 8th 2019 • 12:50:46 am • 3KB

> Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors > go to war first and then seek to win. > > -- Sun Tzu - > Don't aim at success. The more you aim at it and make it a target, the more > you are going to miss it. For success,...