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Thanks for the free air. And not much else Air New Zealand.

A few years ago — just before Xmas Eve — I was travelling from the United States back to Australia for Xmas with Air New Zealand. I ran into a few hiccups along the way and decided to pen this open letter to Air New Zealand management team while I sat on a cold hard airport floor waiting for my flight to depart which had been delayed many hours. It was written with definite sarcasm in mind at the time.
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A Nation’s Greatness Depends on its Leader

A Nation’s Greatness Depends on its Leader and a the words written by Suzy Kassem capture that better than any.
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Good always wins.

Things like bombings make you loose all faith in humanity. Senseless destruction by someone with such minute intelligence that they believe the greatest effect on life is inflicted by hiding in the shadows. Hasn’t humanity shown time and time again that shadows do nothing but strengthen the collective resolve ? Good will always triumph evil because humans are fundamentally good, fundamentally kind, and fundamentally caring.
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An Amazing Speech. One Worth Watching.

The Great Dictator whereby Charlie Chaplin has an incredible speech is one of the inspiring ones of our time.
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Think Different

I’ve always enjoyed trying to solve problems but like all people — some problems you just struggle with. Does it have to do with your intelligence ? Partly. But then smart people regularly can't solve simple problems (so its hardly a defining factor).
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The Pale Blue Dot

Carl Sagans - A pale blue dot considers the enormity of the universe and how small and unimportant we really are in the vastness of the universe.
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You have two ears and one mouth — use them in proportion

Great leaders listen more than they speak and this is a small consideration of listening more and speaking less in conversations.
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A Journey into Human Expressionism

A look into every few minutes, We Feel Fine searches the world’s newly posted blog entries for occurrences of the phrases “I feel” and “I am feeling” from blogs and posts them.