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Don’t Be a Gaston: Hubris, Superficiality, and Fighting the Wrong Beast

Disney made yet another hit with it’s live action adaptation of it’s 1991 classic, Beauty and the Beast. In the new film we are reintroduced to familiar and favorite characters: Lumiere the lamp, Mrs. Pots the tea pot, Belle, and of course one of Disney’s most memorable villains: Gaston. The theme of this article is “Don’t […]

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narrative fallacy

3 Practical Steps to Overcome Ego Inflation through Narrative Fallacy

It can be extremely tempting to fall in love with your own story. Reviewing the past, our egos construct narratives to explain successful, failure, or why you are poised for an ultimate triumph. Author and economist Nassim Taleb coveys how this line of thinking is problematic through the Narrative Fallacy or Narrativity. “The fallacy is […]

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Salton Sea

Salton Sea: When Beauty is Only Surface Deep

This past weekend, after our adventure trip to Salvation Mountain, we were drawn to the beauty and mystique of the Salton Sea. Architectural Digest named it one of the most beautiful places in California. Originally, I wrote off Salton Sea because I’d read many online articles discussing the dead fish and the smell. But, as […]

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