“self-help” book recommendations

(Not a self-help book, but for you more sciency and intellectual types, this should help you understand the mindset of more artistic and spiritual people. A brilliant [and if more people listen, potentially revolutionary] viewpoint and mental-structure that legitimizes emotion as just another type of thinking [of a “low-focus” form, whereas “high-focus” results in logic, math, abstractions, etc.] rather than the typical strict separation of thought and feeling prevalent among cognitive scientists and philosophers of mind.)


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the smile reflected in that mirror [poem]

Onlookers afar see a scowl
Those who draw near witness your sneer
While the singing butterfly
Shares the wealth of cheer

Surrounded by strangers
She opens their center
Unabashedly does she listen
The butterfly is allowed to enter

While you think and frown
You lack her intuition
You cannot help feeling down
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credit card junk mail? do “opt-out”

Update: since this one has written this, at least eight weeks ago, he has not gotten a single credit card junk mail. Guess it just took them a while to get it all out of their system. Hopefully it stays this way.

ma’habocath has tried calling that “opt-out” number three separate times.

The junk mail still comes.

Doing that probably is just telling them I’m reading their junk and thus encouraging them to send more. (Warning: this link is very NSFW [cursing, nudity] but it is well worth the read, this one promises his good friend.)

So, don’t waste your time.