Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them Shira Tamir quote Monday Mantra 177 via LaWhimsy
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Monday Mantra 177 – Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them dancing on a windy day

“Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them dancing on a windy day.” ~ Shira Tamir Autumn has fully arrived and in many ways has already peaked, it's colors fading right alongside the waning sunlit hours of the day. Many feel as though this is a melancholy season of death, one that… Continue reading Monday Mantra 177 – Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them dancing on a windy day

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No man chooses evil because it is evil; He only mistakes it for happiness, the good He seeks Mary Wollstonecraft quote Monday Mantra 176 via LaWhimsy
Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra 176 – No man chooses evil because it is evil

“No man chooses evil because it is evil; He only mistakes it for happiness, the good He seeks.” ~ Mary Wollstonecraft I came across this quote from Mary Wollstonecraft (the social philosopher mother of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly) and it struck quite the chord in me. Considering the current headlines, especially those of a political nature,… Continue reading Monday Mantra 176 – No man chooses evil because it is evil

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Word Nerd: Meliorism

Meliorism is the belief that the world can be improved through human effort. Meliorism was most likely drawn from the Latin melior (better) or the English meliorate, which is a synonym of ameliorate (to make better). Many credit British novelist George Eliot with coining meliorism and meliorist (an advocate of meliorism) in 1877, though meliorist… Continue reading Word Nerd: Meliorism