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A blog by Leon Oudejans
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If love is the answer, what was the question?

Recently, I noticed this question: If love is the answer, what was the question? It intrigued me to find that question. After some contemplation, I answered with the following question: What's the meaning of life? The ancient Roman philosopher Titus Pomponius Atticus (110 BC-32 BC) seems to agree with me. source, see #33 As also mentioned in earlier blogs, our...

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Let it flow

Something broke inside me during the trip back from Germany. Initially, I assumed it was due to the prior night without sleep. Slowly, it dawned upon me that she and I lack a future together. I suppose that it's fair to say that our chemistry has slowly vanished until it was gone. I have been slow to accept the above. Probably because I was in denial. I preferred my...

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Would writing a book be wasting my time?

Last month, I ordered and read the latest J.K. Rowling detective novel: The Ink Black Heart. That book has more than a thousand pages. Once again, I failed the whodunnit. Interestingly, she shares her thoughts on inspiration on the top of page 228 (hardcover). Her and my thoughts align. Despite having written almost 3,000 blogs during 2014-2022, I have no idea how...

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Our notion of Time (2)

Since the end of March, many countries apply summertime, a human invention. Some countries do not apply summertime (eg, Kenya). Our notion of time is directly related to the period that planet Earth needs for orbiting the Sun (ie, 365,256 days). Hence, any other planet must have a different notion of Time. Recently, I noticed an intriguing statement in a Nautilus...

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We are eager to forget and eager to move on

Now that the Dutch corona restrictions are coming to an end, people are (very) eager to forget and (very) eager to move on. Nightclub tickets were sold out despite violating the rules (eg, AD). At their age, people view death as an unlucky coincidence rather than an imminent certainty. I'm somewhere in between. Some people assume that our social codes (eg, embrace,...

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We are all searching for something for our entire life

Last week, we reached a joint conclusion: we are all searching for something for our entire life. She added that some people are actively searching while others are searching passively. In my life, this 'something' has been - and still is - a moving target (eg, contributing to society, delivering added value, learning, money, status, teaching, wisdom). I suppose...

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