A good joke is about hard uncomfortable truth. Spirituality is about faith in things that we don't yet know to be true.

How can I laugh at a side-splitting joke without coming across as irreverent?

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY for the LAZY BUM CEOs: A winding career analysis that concludes with an ugly truth about the peacocks

I’m a writer, I think.

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THOSE WHO PLAY RUSSIAN ROULETTE SHOULD NOT LOOK HAPPY

As my self-righteousness goes through the roof…

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Excerpt from “Zig-Zag Your Way to Success by Changing jobs!: 7 Steps to Changing Your Career”

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No Straight Lines in Nature


A film noir classic by Jean-Pierre Melville, starring Alain Delon

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Chapter 2


“Do not now seek the answers, because you would not be able to live them.”

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“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart, and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given to you because you would not be able…


What would you do if you were given this life-or-death assignment?

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Imagine you are asked to take with you a single backpack to live the rest of your life.


7 Steps to Changing Your Career (Book Excerpt)

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Chapter 2 — My Mother’s Life Lesson


Pros and Cons of Both Alternatives

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Freelance Contractor


The most detailed exposition of these unforgettable Melville classics in print…

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Chapter 1 — Introduction

Ugur Akinci, Ph.D.

Fortune 100 writer. Top Quora author. Lifelong information chunker. Pattern investigator. Online course creator. Father. Husband. Brother. Mentor. www.tcc6.com

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