Category Archives: inequality

Day 4 Week 10 – It Is My Life

  Marathon Training 67 min (7 mi incl 8 hill repeats), warm & 72 degree It Is My Life “Life is not fair,” I learned that fact long time ago.  Money buys convenience if you’re rich.  It’s not what you … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 8 – Freedom Versus Democracy

  Marathon training 38 min (4 mi), windy & 60 degree Freedom Versus Democracy What’s the difference between freedom and democracy? I often think of them as hand-in-hand twins. But the protests in Hong Kong has made me realize that … Continue reading

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Half Of Internet?

Every day upon waking up,  I turn on my cell phone and check what’s the news of the day, what the weather is like, and what’s in my inbox. Pretty standard stuffs I presumed.  And these activities, beside being on … Continue reading

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What Emotional Problems?

Between what we want and what we have, there is a gap.  Reasonable people work on closing that gap.  But problem arises when we get emotional.  Don’t want to get old, be lonely, and say goodbye are examples of illusive … Continue reading

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Surprise!

We are accustomed to routines.  Take the same path to our familiar places (work, school, stores) are normal.  That’s why we have routines, so we can be more efficient and potentially more effective with our lives. Case in point is … Continue reading

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Between Heart and Mind

What’s between one’s heart and mind?  Literally, about a foot.  But in my case, they are a world apart. You see.  I am, or was, a big fan of the mind.  Rene Descartes’ “I think, therefore I am” had been … Continue reading

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Day 6 Week 10 – Digital Economy – The Last Frontier

9 miles easy pace, sunny & 78 degree Last week the US Supreme Court decided to allow states to impose sales taxes on “online purchases even if the business doesn’t have a physical presence there.”  This is a reversal of … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 29 Apr 2018

Week One of my Erie Marathon training.  Total miles ran: 23 Yes, my 20 weeks of marathon has started.  This week’s schedule is easy paced transition with a few fun runs sprinkled in between.  Understood that training for marathon can … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 1 – The Housing Conundrum?

Rest day – no running. When I was visiting Hawaii a couple of months ago, it was clearly pointed out to me that Hawaii has a shortage of houses to meet the demand.  Apparently, Hawaii is not alone. Why don’t … Continue reading

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Have & Have Not’s

Dissatisfaction comes from not having what you want.  Not enough money, friends, good fortune, or whatever.  In other words, not meeting self expectation. But how about what we have?  In dissatisfaction, the illusive crowds out the actual. Like perhaps our … Continue reading

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