Martin’s Meditations

Karma is real

I received a message on LinkedIn yesterday. It read: Martin! It has been like 23 years since we met in Silicon Valley. I so enjoyed our connection. You still in digital media? How have you been?” A couple clicks reminded me of our connection and the memory popped into my head of a couple of … Continue reading Karma is real

Remember Martin: There is nothing to believe

Why do I find the Stoic frame for answering the “how do I live my life?” question so useful? There is nothing to believe. No pretend friends. No magic underpants. No invisible hand. There are questions to examine yourself and others on the path to wisdom. There are practices which over time can reveal wisdom … Continue reading Remember Martin: There is nothing to believe

Glossary: Assume

One of my first memories of wisdom, an eternal truth that run true and would be useful over time, came from my high school debate teacher, Terry Rose. “Never Assume anything.” Terry said, “It makes and “ass” out of “u” and “me”.” The poetic ring to the quip helped it stick all these years. Oxford … Continue reading Glossary: Assume

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