The thoughts of Author A.D. Wright also known as Tito

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Musings: Being Weird

Imitating an “accepted” personality is often easier/safer than exposing ones own individuality. True freedom is difficult, but well worth the struggle. 

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Dairy of a dancing bear

What if I allow myself to plunge into the insanity lurking beneath the surface of my smile? What if in being myself, I become someone else entirely? What if civility is insanity and savagery...

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The Psychology of Scarcity: Why the Seagulls Fight

While sitting in a waterfront park on my lunch break, I observed a flock of seagulls engaging in all sorts of activities. Some of these gallant birds were leisurely floating in the shallows, soaking...

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Taking Responsibility for Your Actions

There is a story in Islamic folklore where an Angel, who is guarding the gates of Heaven, asks a man why he had sinned. The man replied, “I was poor and oppressed by evil...

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We is Sick: Is Materialism Our New Master?

Due to the beauty of modern-day multitasking, I spent my morning train ride to work looking through my finances on my  Mint app while listening to Malcolm X speeches.  As I writhed over the money...

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E=MC2 & Why I’m Still Not Married

Ever since I passed that age 30+ mark, my friends and family have incessantly asked, “So… why aren’t you married yet?” I keep replying, “Because I don’t want to be;” but for some reason,...

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The New American Dream

Industrial Age vs Information Age Have you ever heard a parent tell their child, “You can do anything you put your mind to”? I never understood what it really meant, but I always appreciated...

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A Road to Racism paved with Good Intentions

THE DANGER IN HOW NON-PROFITS MARKET Have you ever noticed that the term “In The Black Community” is always preceded or followed by some crisis or deficit i.e. AIDS, poverty, or some ‘ism? Take...

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Sympathy Fear

Everyone, who tries something outside of the accepted norm – like pursuing his dreams, loathes the possibility of disappointing his family by failing miserably and squandering the time, money and energy that has been...

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Buying Your Time Back

Every day, while sitting in my cubicle, my aspirations, dreams, “million dollar ideas and regrets flow through my mind. Some I write down, while others I forget almost instantly. But, all give me a...