Category Archives: Apathy

Apathy costs us nothing – except…

Apathy is something that costs us nothing except our self respect. Rosina Hernandez once watched a young man get bashed at a rock concert. No one did anything to stop it, and he subsequently died. She then made a vow … Continue reading

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Truth motivated by love

Nikita Khrushchev often denounced the atrocities of his predecessor, Josef Stalin, and on one occasion, when doing so, he was interrupted by a heckler who called out; “You were there. Why didn’t you stop him?” Khrushchev stopped speaking, then roared … Continue reading

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Nothing to it but to do it

Diets and weight loss programs seem to be having little effect on our national epidemic of obesity, and it’s mainly because of habits we choose not to break. According to Self Magazine, losing just one dietary bad habit can result … Continue reading

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An Endless March to Nowhere

Jean Henri Fabre was a French naturalist who, fascinated by the sight of processional caterpillars marching in a long unbroken line, each one touching the one in front of it, decided to try an experiment to see if they would … Continue reading

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‘You’re on your own now, buddy!’

I heard about an auto accessory store in America that sold a St Christopher statue that could be wired up to a car’s odometer. St Christopher, of course, is the patron saint of travellers, and this one promised to look … Continue reading

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Grounded

Ronald Meredith wrote about a night in early spring when he saw a flock of wild geese flying across the sky against a full moon. It was a magnificent sight. But the thing he remembered most was the sight of … Continue reading

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