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Life, Philosophy, and the Meaning of it all

Life, Philosophy, and the Meaning of it all
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Life, Philosophy, and the Meaning of it all

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Friday Fish and Chips episode 10: Kintsugi

7/19/2019
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Have you ever heard of the Japanese art of Kintsugi? It is the art of repairing objects, particularly pottery, with gold. It’s a wonderful art form and the goal of it is to make the pottery even more beautiful than it was before it was broken. In this installment of Fish and Chips I take […]

Duration:00:11:36

ep9: Money

7/12/2019
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Podcast episode 9: Money Money is a delicate thing to talk about in today’s world. I give you two examples from my life when I have experienced opposite ends of the money spectrum. And I tell you about a stained glass window – yet it isn’t really about the window. Every Friday at noon Eastern […]

Duration:00:15:21

ep8: The Sizzle and the Steak

7/5/2019
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In this episode I talk about bread and about quality. We live in a world with a whole lot of sizzle. But sizzle is empty calories. Seek out more steak and resist the allure of sizzle. This talk stems from a couple of incidents in my life that revolve around bread. Every Friday at noon […]

Duration:00:14:48

ep7: Magic

6/28/2019
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I don’t mean magic in terms of sleight-of-hand or stage shows. And I don’t mean magic in terms of spells and secret books. I mean that everything around us is so peculiarly and profoundly magical. We often take this all for granted as we live our everyday lives. It is exhibited in the flight of […]

Duration:00:16:26

ep6. From Aardvark to Zygote – The encyclopedia and creativity

6/21/2019
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A couple of weeks ago somebody asked me a question that I couldn’t really answer. I had never given it any thought. So it got me to thinking. In this episode I tell you a story in my life where it pretty much all started for me. What do I mean by that? Well it […]

Duration:00:15:00

ep5 – Step Laddering

6/15/2019
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Here is another installment of my series of walk and talks that I do every Friday at noon. I go for a walk to the neighborhood restaurant and get a Fish and Chips. And I talk about an idea, a concept, or things in my life. Ten years ago I was walking down the street […]

Duration:00:14:27

ep4: Renaissance Man

6/15/2019
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In this installment of my Fish and Chips podcast I talk about the concept of being a Renaissance man. The opening musical piece to this podcast is called Saltarello. And it was written by Galileo’s father. There is something profound in that and how all these centuries later it still lives on. In today’s world […]

Duration:00:12:45

ep3: Questing and Games in Your Life

6/15/2019
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In this podcast episode I talk about questing in your life. And I tell you a story about a quest I took in my life. In video games questing is a really big deal. And we often get very good at completing these quests. In life things can often be the same – we get […]

Duration:00:15:16

ep2: Learning, Creativity, and Failure

6/15/2019
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Be aware of yourself and the ways in which you learn. Everybody has strong and weak points. It will make a difference in how deeply you learn. The Ladder of getting better – under stand and be ok with the fact that you will be terrible at any new endeavor or pursuit -at first. It […]

Duration:00:14:04

ep1: Inspiration and Motivation

6/15/2019
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It all started with a note written on a small piece of paper many years ago. How a persons life can change on a dime with just a small thought or a small action. I was in a business meeting when an epiphany came to me. I wrote out what I really wanted to do […]

Duration:00:16:54