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Potluck

What’s one person’s medicine is another’s poison, or so a saying goes. As a matter of fact, a source word “pharmaco” is defined by the online Etymology Dictionary as a word-forming element meaning “drug, medicine,” also “poison,” from Latinized form … Continue reading

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Re-invent The Wheel

Re-invent the wheel, or something as far back in human knowledge or as basic? Why not? Derision, without data, seems to be for those who don’t object to portraying themselves as jealous destroyers. At least there will be mega quantities … Continue reading

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Learning By Example

One thing that could be an inhibitor, in this form of learning, could be a “fear of comparison” which is sometimes given as a prime motivator for jealousy and envy. It seems (to me) that it is probably inspired by … Continue reading

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Other People’s Stuff

In many places I’ve encountered someone (icluding some one organization) where; all but one contribution (including the one’s which support the main one) has been stifled, or disqualified, by a put down that has no facts, or other good reason, … Continue reading

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When is a gift not a gift?

A gift comes without a price tag, right? Well, there’s an exception in an old superstition that a gift with a cutting edge; such as a pocket knife or certain tools; should have a charge of the smallest denomination of … Continue reading

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Trust

When someone says to trust them I ask, how much and in what way(s) For instance, if someone is an exceptional surgeon, can I trust them to rebuild a car engine for me? I don’t see how any person can … Continue reading

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