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Children

For more than 75 years, Children International has been providing critical assistance to children and families struggling in terrible poverty. Our centrally located community centers, from which our dedicated in-country staffs operate, provide resources, programs and services that allow us … Continue reading
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Socialization and Seduction

Justine Musk writes many things about seduction — one of these is: True seduction is about creating an experience for the other person that surprises and ultimately satisfies. Exploitation is about taking something from them, and ends in lack and regret. http://justinemusk.com/2014/09/12/11-rules-of-creative-seduction/ Hence, seduction is an invitation to become a member of the “in-group”. Yet […] Continue reading

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I see myself as a part of the world around me (not only my immediate environment, but indeed the entire universe) — and therefore when I support others, I am also supporting myself

To be perpetually self-conscious is to be anxious and miserable, trapped in the narrative in your head instead of engaged with the reality outside it. We need the world, we need love for something of the world so that we can lose ourselves in it and f… Continue reading

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I can’t get no satisfaction, but at least I can own my desire!

You can never force them to want. It remains our fundamental sovereignty, our fundamental freedom is in desire. But desire has become a centralized principle of modern life. In that sense, we are in a society today that constantly cultivates our wantings and then exorts us to satisfying our wantings. We are in the culture […] Continue reading

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I have finally found a way to live in the presence of the lord

I’m listening to the concert Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood did in Madison Square Garden several years ago — and it reminds me how much successful people stand on shoulders of giants. Do you consider yourself successful? Are you familiar with Steve Winwood’s and Eric Clapton’s (and other similar giants’) influence on modern culture? I […] Continue reading

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