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The French philosopher Voltaire warned that "the perfect is the enemy of the good."

Pursuit of "perfect" but impossible goals makes us reject possible goals because they're imperfect. And we often make things even worse than they were in the first place.

That ...

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In today's media landscape, you can throw a rock in any direction and hit something that's partisan and biased.

Whether you believe that "Trump Is Literally Hitler," or you call him "the god-emperor," or you're somewhere in between, there's a site for you.

But even biased partisans occasionally get things right. ...

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Last time, I said you should always have an answer to the question, "What am I doing here?"

But what if you don't have an answer?

The glory and the misery of being human is that we want to know the answer. We need to know the answer.

Lower animals can't even ask the question, so it doesn't bother them.

But ...

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What's "the most dangerous poison of life" -- the greatest source of unhappiness?

You might think it's hatred, and that would be a sensible choice.

But according to American Founder Thomas Jefferson, it's boredom.

For an ...

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Does your life have meaning?

If so, how? The answer helps you appreciate your blessings and seize your opportunities.

Having a clear idea of the answer is in itself a blessing. Most people have no idea.

They trudge through life, day after day, not knowing why they do it. Sometimes they feel happy. Often they feel miserable. ...

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