We decide which is right and which is an illusion.

Archive for May, 2014

Who Controls Reality

‘Reality is always controlled by the people who are the most insane.’

Dogbert, a character in the cartoon Dilbert
Scott Adams, Creator

Examining The Contents Of The Mind

‘Remember above all that mental stability comes by examining the contents of the mind, not by avoidance.’

Vernon Howard
American Spiritual Teacher, Author, and Philosopher

We Have To Confront Ourselves

‘We have to confront ourselves. Do we like what we see in the mirror?

And according to our light, according to our understanding, according to our courage, we will have to say yea or nay, and rise!’

Maya Angelou
American Author and Poet

The Dream Of Heaven And Greatness

‘Ask yourself whether the dream of heaven and greatness should be left waiting for us in our graves or whether it should be ours here and now on this earth.’

Ayn Rand
American Novelist, Philosopher, Playwright, and Screenwriter
Author of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged

People And The Oppressive Feeling Of Guilt

‘Many people suffer all their lives from this oppressive feeling of guilt, the sense of not having lived up to their parents’ expectations. This feeling is stronger than any intellectual insight they might have, that it is not a child’s task or duty to satisfy the needs of the parents. No argument can overcome these guilt feelings, for they have their beginnings in life’s earliest periods, and from that they derive their intensity and obduracy.’

Alice Miller
Swiss Psychologist
The Drama of the Gifted Child–The Search for the True Self

The Grand Illusion

Saturday May 10 at Wild Horse Pass Casino in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dennis DeYoung formerly the lead singer and composer for the rock band Styx, performed one of their biggest hits, ‘The Grand Illusion.’ The music and lyrics follow.

On The Road

‘Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.’

Jack Kerouac
American Novelist and Poet,
Free Thinker, Visionary, Philosopher
Considered a literary iconoclast and a pioneer of the Beat Generation