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A blog by Leon Oudejans
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Exit strategy (2)

I suppose that every commitment has an exit strategy. In Love, it’s called a breakup. In Knowledge, it’s about cancellations of contracts (eg, business, divorce, subscriptions). In Power, it’s about the exit of a member (eg, Brexit, Congress, NATO). Also see part 1 of this blog (2021). The idea for part 2 is the increasing sentiment for ending the (financial and...

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Cutting ties

I’ve been trying to cut my ties with someone. Unsuccessfully though. A friend keeps asking me why I’m failing. I have no explanation and/but I seem to undermine my own efforts. I did cut my ties with others. To be fair, they cut their ties with me first. It took me quite some time to reciprocate their deeds. Apparently, cutting ties is more than just a two-way...

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Is romantic love instinctive or learned?

To me, the above question is ridiculous. For author and philosopher Alain de Botton (b.1969) it's not. He claims that "romantic love being a modern-day invention and that people would not fall in love if they had not heard of it" (eg, the Hindu-2023, MB-2020, YouTube-2016). In my concept of the 7 Belief systems, Love is a belief. Recently, I argued that romantic...

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Expectations vs Hope

There's often a thin line between expectations and hope. Sometimes, you even wonder if there's a difference. I suppose the main difference is time. Hope does not have a timeframe; expectations usually do. Both assume that something will happen. The degree of certainty varies significantly. A recent Aeon article suggests that there is another difference: When hope is...

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Solar maximum: climate change or change in climate?

A recent Scientific American article claims that the "sun is quickly approaching a major peak in solar activity". Wiki: "Solar maximum is the regular period of greatest solar activity during the Sun's 11-year solar cycle." Actually, this is the only article that I had noticed about this phenomenon. Source: my 2018 blogs Left is my 2018 diagram representing the known...

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