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My Maieutical Diary

Socrates taught by asking questions.  The method he used is known as “maieutics” from the Greek term for “midwifery”.  Because, believed Socrates,  the teacher was a midwife in that he helped give birth to latent knowledge in a person.  By … Continue reading

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Alone

Anne Frank started her famous diary because she was lonely and needed a friend. Loneliness was a major theme and  she wrote:  “You can be lonely even when you are loved by many people, since you are still not anybody’s … Continue reading

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A Topsy Turvy Day

When Alice fell into the rabbit hole, her concern was that she would ”fall right through the center of the earth and come out the other side where people walk upside down”. But to enter Wonderland, that’s what you have … Continue reading

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My Friend Mona

Even when she was sitting down, Mona was a moving picture.  Her presence commanded attention.  Mona was beautiful, had style and was intelligent. The last time I saw her was when she came to Rome for a post G8 anti-global … Continue reading

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The Diary as a Thermostat

Plastic surgeon, Dr. Maxwell Maltz, noticed that some of his patients, even after facelifts, still saw themselves in a negative way.  After much research, he understood that the problem was not external but internal.  What was in need of a … Continue reading

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Daisy’s Diary

Dreams are formed in the imagination and some of us have more imagination than others. Ginevra King was a rich 16 year old debutant  and  F. Scott Fitzgerald a 19 year old penniless university student when the two met and … Continue reading

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Viola Davis

Viola Davis’ 2017 Oscar acceptance speech for best supporting actress in Fences was magical. She said, in essence, that graveyards are full of people with the greatest potential and stories to tell. Those stories—“the stories of the people who dreamed … Continue reading

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