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Handling Fatalism

Ilja Preuss

Joined: Jul 11, 2001
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I just read this outstanding post about how to handle the negative impact of fatalism and wanted to share it with you:

The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny - it is the light that guides your way. - Heraclitus
Stan James
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Fatalism? You just have to learn to live with it.

I saw that post and liked it, too. I do a lot of those things, wish more of my peers did. But I think those who see this just as a job, want to do what needs done and go home and forget all about it have every right to do so.

A good question is never answered. It is not a bolt to be tightened into place but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed toward the hope of greening the landscape of the idea. John Ciardi
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