Monthly Archives: September 2005

Meinert & Meinert

Brothers.

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Writing.

Sometimes you are in the mood. Other times you are not. However, when you feel so inclined, do not stop yourself. Do not be cautious; say anything, say everything.

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The only thing I remember from freshman philosophy . . .

Aristotle argues that friends can be viewed as second selves. Just as virtuous behavior improves oneself, friends can improve each other–this is the importance of friendship, and the reason it may be regarded as a type of virtue. The success … Continue reading

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To be a . . .

“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.” Henry David Thoreau

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Images.

. . . i can’t answer these things for you, but i can tell you this. and i say this to you after a lot of reflection. i think too many things in your life are built on images and … Continue reading

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1,2 and 3 or rather, 3, 2 and 1, amended and edited for the web.

3. Be extraordinary. Whether it is someone you date, your friends or your family — anyone that is real, pure and honest must see this. They will value you. They will cherish you. They will seek and find you, no … Continue reading

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Working on it.

16 days before she passed away, Margaret Craig McNamera received the Medal of Freedom for her work in improving childhood literacy.

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Music.

I listen to songs repeatedly. I get ideas to pursue things and change my mind. I wake up at 4 in the morning and write email. I am hard on myself; I do not like making the same mistakes twice. … Continue reading

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Washington, DC

In one moment, my faith is interrupted and my belief seems misguided. This realization is bitter and unfulfilling. I wish I could pretend not to know, but this is not the way it happened. With a conversation and concentration on … Continue reading

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Beethoven’s 9th

I have been recently listening to Beethoven’s 9th symphony. When studying and while working. What I enjoy the most is the range of emotion present in the music. The build up, the slow back and forth and the triumphant conclusion. … Continue reading

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