Focusing on the Wrong Problem

Focusing on the Wrong Problem

Focusing on the Wrong Problem “Because we focused on the snake, we missed the scorpion.” How true is this? How often do we end up focusing on the wrong problem. Or maybe not the wrong problem but focusing so much on one we miss another. Focus and concentration is good […]

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Truth is Like a Lion

Truth is Like a Lion

Truth is Like a Lion “The truth is like a lion; you don’t have to defend it. Let it loose; it will defend itself.” – Augustine Augustine (354-430) gets a bad rap, and for good reason given his obsessively prudish attitudes about sex and religious freedom. He did, however, essentially […]

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Epicurus on Happiness

Epicurus on Happiness

Epicurus on Happiness “We must, therefore, pursue the things that make for happiness, seeing that when happiness is present, we have everything; but when it is absent, we do everything to possess it.” – Epicurus Epicurus is one of the major philosophers in the Hellenistic period, the three centuries following […]

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