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Good read! Thanks for bumping this up, job! I needed it today.


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this made me cry like I haven't cried in months. so sad and so true and yes, Cadet, YEARS if ever.


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Originally Posted By: job
How are you? You've not visited in a while. Any pearls of wisdom for the folks who are here?

After 46 days and nights of no food in North Vietnam, the will to survive is strong.

Read the Stockdale paradox

certainly being here on DB - may be your defining moment in life, do not ignore your brutal reality and remember that you will prevail in the end.


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Originally Posted By: job
How are you? You've not visited in a while. Any pearls of wisdom for the folks who are here?

After 46 days and nights of no food in North Vietnam, the will to survive is strong.

Read the Stockdale paradox

certainly being here on DB - may be your defining moment in life, do not ignore your brutal reality and remember that you will prevail in the end.

I couldnt have said it any better - thanks Cadet! smile

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Bumping this up for newbies.


Sit quietly, the answers will reveal themselves when you least expect them to.
The past is gone, the present is a gift and you need to focus on today, allow the future to reveal itself when it is ready.
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Thanks Job


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Wow. It's eye-opening how much of myself, and my own MLC, I saw through reading that article. It was spot on.

Where was it published?

Edited to add: Never mind, found it:




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