The Foundation of Being

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While I have never read Rumer Godden’s book, A House with Four Rooms, and am indeed not familiar with her body of work, I have nevertheless always been a fan of this passage from that book: “There is an Indian proverb or axiom that says that everyone is a house with four rooms, a physical, a mental, an emotional, and a spiritual. Most of us tend to live in one room most of the time but, unless we go into every room every day, even if only to keep it aired, we are not a complete person.” There’s a simple – possibly universal – truth to that, even though it sounds like yet another groan-inducing pseudospiritual platitude on par with … Read More

Haters Gonna Die Alone

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I’ve been an active user of the Internet since 1995, and while there have been numerous changes over the years, one thing remains constant: when removed from the responsibility of having to directly be held accountable for what they say and do, people show their true colors. And unfortunately, a lot of people are closeted self-loathers that only know how to spread negativity around like a particularly unpleasant sandwich spread; so when they are removed from the need to be nice in order to keep from having their asses hand to them, they reveal their true nature – that of a hater.