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Anyone up for Another eSocial Experiment?

April 28, 2009

A few weeks ago, Didi and I did an “eSocial Experiment” that worked out pretty well.  It was a lot of fun for both of us and our readers as well.  Though Didi and I know each other much better now, back then we only had vague impressions of one another via our blogs and […]

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Network Updates: 2/22/2009

February 22, 2009

I get “network updates” from LinkedIn and the various groups to which I belong thereon, so I’m figuring I may as well do the same thing here at The Quixotic Jedi.  I’ll try to do this semi-regularly – possibly every Sunday. Thanks to all who participated in Rap Appreciation Week, I’d say it was pretty […]

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Atlas Shrugged

January 15, 2009

Monday saw a Wall Street Journal Post by senior economics writer (editorial page) Steven Moore regarding the similarities between our current economic climate and those of Ayn Rand‘s historic novel Atlas Shrugged.  I have reproduced the text of the article below, but feel free to click here for the official version. This article quickly became a […]

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Self-Deception and Happiness

January 3, 2009

I recently responded to a posted question in one of the Mensa groups to which I belong on LinkedIn, and thought I’d share my answer with y’all.  Here is the question: Does the ability to deceive yourself (denial, inflated ego, positive thinking, etc.) help you be happier? Radio Lab is a US public radio program. […]

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