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“Choices are the hinges of destiny.” — Pythagoras

Posted in Archiabsurd, Religion with tags , , , on 08/11/2009 by Archiminister

There is a really strange phenomena that I have seen happen twice in my career but my last exposure to it was, no doubt, the most profoundly bizarre—to date—and eclipsed all previous experiences.  It goes like this: Architecture firm hires a person who claims that he is a, “Marketing Genius”.   To all observers who do not have  love-goggles nor beer-goggles on, it is very obvious that this is a ruse.

“Listen PAL, I can bring in work for yoose and yer dere firm, jus’ like I have done all over da world. In fact, I ran my own firm for many years…ya..ya….very successful firm…I am not doing it anymore you see because I made all of my money, now, I want to help yer firm prosper. Hire me and den my best friend and da skize da limit, baby! And if anyone catches on, it’s out da door for dem, baby!”

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“There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them.”–A. de Mello

Posted in Religion with tags , , , on 04/08/2009 by Archiminister

This is a topic that has, truly, fascinated me for years and one that I have spent much time, enjoyable and enlightening research on. Over the years, I have had a plethora of people appear at my door trying to convert me to one type of belief or another. The beliefs that people have tried to indoctrinate me with, have ranged from mildly amusing to inane and/or absurd. The one thing they have in common is that all of the proposed holders of these “truths” really, really, want to impart it, onto others—although, they call it, “sharing”.  Continue reading