Frank Forencich

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Primal Error

I’ve never heard it put quite this way, but it seems to me that if you want to achieve success in any discipline, you’ve got to start with the right

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Never the same river

"A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it." Frank Herbert Dune By the

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Vast, overwhelming majority

  I don’t know how you feel about numbers, but I’ve got a good one for you. After plowing my way through a stack of books on human history, evolution,

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Don’t know much about history

Whether it’s explicit or implicit, the working assumption of our movement goes like this: Behaviors and environments that are consistent with our Paleolithic, evolutionary heritage are most likely to produce

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Sports are for insects

A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall,

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When an elder dies, a library burns.

You can tell a lot about a culture by how it treats its seniors. Do people honor and respect their elders? Or do they treat them like an inconvenience and

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Hair on fire

“It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” J. Krishnamurti In the world of health and fitness, it’s common practice to report on

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A road of a different color

“You’re gonna need us.” Sherman Alexie Native American author and poet Being a white man, I’m not really allowed to talk about the Red Road. If I was Native American

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Keep your eye on the awe

“The fact that you’re alive is amazing.” - Louis C. K. I’ve got no time to write this essay. My to-do list keeps expanding as the clock keeps ticking. My

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Love hurts

"It may well be that more and more of what people bring before doctors and therapists for treatment - agonies of body and spirit - are symptoms of the biospheric