October 15—21, 2023 | THIS WEEK'S THEME: “Lying to Oneself”
Well I‘m off for some self-examination now!
Great as always, Mardy. Thank you, John
Hi Mardy. Here is a quote similar to telling the truth will set you free.
"I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth, even if it costs them their jobs." by Samuel Goldwyn.
Anyone in mind who inspired this week's edition? Could his initials be DJT?
Here is a link to a recent essay I published on Medium. I believe we are of like minds. Check out the 2 quotes at the end of the essay.
Good morning, Mardy.
I could not help but think of one of our most well-known, but not universally loved, public figures as I read today's column. I don't know if you were intentionally doing that mind-meld trick on your faithful readers, but it certainly worked for me.
Nice personal note, doc. It's been too long since I first read Walden - thanks for the reminder. No lie - I guessed the puzzler, perhaps thanks to the graffiti at Uris library: "God is dead; Nietzsche. Nietzsche is dead, God."
"No estimate is more in danger of erroneous calculations than those by which a man computes the force of his own genius. — Dr. Samuel Johnson
COMPUTING THE FORCE OF MY OWN GENIUS
My I.Q.. + My age + The Amount of money I. owe MasterCare - - the number of how many copies
of my latest book of poems sold on Amazon DIVIDED BY ZERO = ?