Monthly Archives: February 2018

Am I a failure?

Meditations of a 21st century incarnation of Socrates as composed by Brent Silby


Over the course of many years (many more than I care to admit to) I have encountered people who have labelled themselves as “failures”. A most unfortunate label, which I find to be confusing because usually they are not failures.
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Why does my life matter?

It has been a fruitful few days. I have had the good fortune of dialoging with many people in the wise city of Christchurch. Just this morning I found my friend Emma, sitting at her usual table in Greg’s cafe. She was looking troubled, so I talked with her.

– Socrates

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