I examine ancient wisdom in order to apply it to modern times, which, if done successfully, infuses it with a fresh burst of life.  

Without application, wisdom rots away as poetic-sounding theory.

7 thoughts on “Musings

  1. I think if ideas are to be taken seriously, they should be put into everyday practice! I get a great deal of inspiration reading the wisdom of ancients too — especially the Stoics, and more recently, the masters of Zen.

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  2. Solomon said that. There is nothing new under the sun, but it sure as heck helps if the old things are brought forth in a fresh manner and people pay attention this time!

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