Coming Out Human

Meditations on the Meaning of Life

Foreword / Where am I? / A Gift from God / Infancy / Socialization / Inbreeding / The Caste System / Seen and Not Heard / Awakening /  HindsightIdentity Crisis, Part 1Identity Crisis, Part 2Identity Crisis, Part 3Significance / Purpose / Innocence Lost, Part 1 / Innocence Lost, Part 2 / Free Will, Part 1 / Free Will, Part 2 / Free Will, Part 3 / The Garden of Eden / The Open Secret / SimplicitySeek and Ye Shall Find / Role Models, Part 1 / Role Models, Part 2 / Pros & Cons / ConscienceSelf-Awareness / Defensiveness / RationalizationJudgment Day / The Reality Principle / Sorrow / Sins of Omission /


Playing God / Civilization / Progress / The Pursuit of Happiness / Dry Wells / Consciousness / Fulfillment / Prudence / Nirvana / Tragedy / Natural Evil / Wonder / The Virtue of Skepticism / Ulterior Motives / Epidemics / Beyond Freedom & Dignity / Unified Field Theory / Contention / Bearing Witness / Growing Up / Self-Esteem / Psych 101 / Nature & Nurture / Discomfort Zones / Self-Interest / Taking Inventory / Authenticity / Detachment / Personhood / Passion / Moderation / Existential Anguish / Meritocracy / Philosopher’s Cramp / Unnatural Selection / Inclinations / The Beginning of Wisdom / Curiosity / Revelation, Part X / Street Cred / Revelation / Trading Places / The Dog Eat Dog World / Superiority Complex / Self-Righteousness / The Art of Dialogue / Leadership / Common GroundBeyond Forgiveness / I & Thou / Wholeness / Solidarity / The Lottery / What is Success? / Abundance / Citizenship / Motivation / Self-Determination / Agency / Imagination / Deviant Behavior / Self-Consciousness / Fear of Authority / All the World’s a Stage / Hope / Accountability / Just Say Yes / Instinct Unplugged / Priorities / Comedy & Tragedy / Victimhood / Braveheart / Pervasive Unsatisfactoriness / Boundaries / Managing Expectations / Language-R-Us / The Eloquence of Action / Triple-Edged Swords / Giftedness / Destiny / The Journey / Attention Deficit Disorder / Ownership / If I Were a Rich Man / Projection / Trauma & Recovery / Sentience / Bad Decisions / Surre nder / Give Me a Reason / Vocations / Becoming a Person / Wake-up Call / Rules of the Game / In Defense of Mortality / Thou Shalt Not Kill / The Greatest Gift / Procrastination / Synchrony / Delayed Gratification / Ghosts from the Past / The Greatest Regret / Suicide / Urgency / Immortality / Epitaphs / The Answer / Horizons

 

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