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Essay: Goodness and Greatness: The Interplay of Simplicity

''Smallness seeks and loves authority, while greatness is never authoritative. It is through this absence of authority that greatness becomes the authority to which future generations turn.'' Michael Corthell Goodness, simplicity, and greatness are inseparable qualities that form a trinity of perfection. Without goodness, there can be no true greatness, as greatness springs from the foundation of goodness. It is the gentle and enduring nature of greatness that sets it apart from destructive forces that may leave a temporary impact but lack the transformative power of true greatness. Greatness operates in silence, devoid of any desire for recognition. Like a towering mountain, it goes unnoticed by those who are sheltered by its presence. Only as people move away from it, they can behold its sublime grandeur. The greatness of an individual is often not recognized by their contemporaries; its majesty becomes apparent only with the passage of time. This awe and enchantment

Simplicity: Why Should I Go Minimal and Downsize?

 ''Living with less stuff is not about suffering more, but instead, it's a way to discover what is most important. Sometimes, the only way to determine what is really important in your life is to get rid of everything that isn’t.'' Michael Corthell _______________ MINIMALISM: LIVING WELL AND DOING MORE WITH LESS Paring it down. Finding out that you really don't need all this 'stuff'. But, being a minimalist doesn't mean that you are poor or have to live poorly. It is  not  a life of poverty. As you can see below, minimalism is not a new idea. One of America's founding fathers and prolific over-achievers was spot on... '' There are two ways to increase your wealth. Increase your means or decrease your wants. The best is to do both at the same time.''   ―Benjamin Franklin

[Simple] ALWAYS remember to carry the ONE...

“If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.” ― Albert Einstein The best ideas are like a hydrogen atom... the simplest.

Simply Smart, Simply Real

Occam's razor -  examples of Occam's razor  include the following: One of the fence posts is broken. Of possible explanations a) An albino moose, lost on its quest for its squirrel best friend, crashed through the fence in despair, or b) An old nail rusted through, "b" is more likely. _________________________ by Michael Corthell In 2021 it is a pretty safe bet that most people are sick of the 'simply stupid' things we have seen day in and day out -- with much of it  yielding tragic results. Let's get back to some basic truths. Let's get back to reality. Below you will find 30 'simply smart' quotes by a famous person who lived in the 20th century. As you read them try to guess who said them. Simply genius!   __________________ ''Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.'' ''Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.''   '

2021: It's Really Time to Smarten Up

Albert Einstein (1879-1955) was one of the most respected scientists who ever lived. A theoretical physicist and philosopher of science, Einstein developed the special and general theories of relativity, applying the latter to map out the large-scale structure of the universe.  He is most well-known for developing what is perhaps the most famous equation of all time: the mass-energy equivalence formula E = mc2. Einstein was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921.  Later in life, he was a staunch supporter of American civil rights and an activist against the dangers of nuclear weapons. Full Bio