Meditations on Life

Foreword / Where am I? / A Gift from God / Infancy / Socialization / Inbreeding / The Caste System / Seen and not Heard / Awakenings / Withdrawal / Retrospection / Introspection / Rebirth / Identity Crisis / Innocence Lost / Significance / Self-Fulfilling Prophecy / My First Act of Faith / Seek and Ye Shall Find / The Garden of Eden / Playing God / Civilization / Progress / A Confession / Symptoms / Pros & Cons / The Mystery / Conviction / Self-Awareness / Defensiveness / Integrity / The Pursuit of Happiness / Dry Wells / The Reality Principle / Consciousness / Fulfillment / Prudence / Nirvana / The Divine Plan / TragedySorrow / Purpose / Natural Evil / Judgment Day / Sins of Omission / Wonder / The God-Shaped Hole / The Virtue of Skepticism / Ulterior MotivesGodlessness / Epidemics / Beyond Freedom & Dignity / Justification / Role Models / Joie de Vivre / Unified Field TheoryContention / Bearing Witness / Growing Up / Self-Esteem / Psych 101 / Nature & Nurture / Discomfort ZonesSelf-Interest / Taking Inventory / Authenticity / Detachment / Personhood / PassionModeration / Existential Anguish / Meritocracy / Philosopher’s Cramp / Unnatural Selection / Inclinations / The Beginning of WisdomCuriosity / School Days Revisited / Credibility / Revelation / Trading Places / The Dog Eat Dog World / Superiority Complex / Self-Righteousness / The Art of Dialogue / Birds of a Feather / Leadership / Vulnerability / Beyond Forgiveness / I & Thou / Wholeness / Solidarity / The Lottery / What is Success? / Abundance / Citizenship / Motivation / Self-Determination / Agency / Imagination / Deviant Behavior / Monkey See, Monkey Do / Self-Consciousness / Fear of Authority / All the World’s a Stage / Hope / Accountability / Free Will / Just Say Yes / Instinct Unplugged / PrioritiesComedy & Tragedy / Victimhood / Braveheart / Pervasive UnsatisfactorinessBoundaries / 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 / Surrender / Give Me a Reason / Vocations / Becoming a Person / Man in Search of a Soul / Wake-up Call / Rules of the Game / In Defense of Mortality / Thou Shalt Not Kill / The Greatest Gift / Yesterday / Procrastination / Synchrony / Delayed Gratification / Ghosts from the Past / The Greatest Regret / Suicide / Urgency / Immortality / Epitaphs / The AnswerHorizons