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No Need To Be Right

Years ago, there was a campaign in Israel against road-rage, with the slogan, “On the road, don’t be just, be wise.” I find that, over the years, I care less about being just. To be righteous is an uphill battle. … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Coming Back to Playing My Guitar

I love music; both listening and playing. I started playing guitar in my teens, but was not persistent, and ended up dropping it over the past twenty plus years. When I decided to go back to playing guitar, I knew … Continue reading

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On Relationships and Storms

Few, if any, long-lasting relationships experience no turbulence. Whether the relationship is romantic, friendship, job-related, or political, sooner or later friction is bound to happen. I imagine a relationship as a structure lodged on the ground; a house, a hut, … Continue reading

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The upside of suffering

I do not seek suffering. Absolutely not. No siree. In fact, show me a path of sorrows and I will likely take the other fork in the road. Yet… When I was fifteen, my father prematurely passed away. My older … Continue reading

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Wildfire Recession

It occurred to me that the recent recession, or any recession for that matter, is much like a wildfire in the forest. It is a horrific event, and whether it is caused by human neglect, malice, or natural causes such as … Continue reading

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Masturbation Art

It was the end of my second year in film school; studying at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan. Myself and my classmates each produced a short 16mm film, which we were proudly screening for the rest of the … Continue reading

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