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The Daily Jedi: The Geographical Cure

Posted 07-20-2017 at 01:15 AM by Johno1967

“Well, if there’s a bright center to the universe, you’re on the planet that it’s farthest from.” – Luke Skywalker “Episode IV: A New Hope”

The Geographical Cure is the idea that enters in to our mind suggesting that the grass is always greener on the other side. We decide that if we were to change our location and find a place where we are meant to be we will find peace and happiness. All our problems will be resolved by moving to another town, city, state or country.

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The Daily Jedi: Friends and Fools

Posted 07-19-2017 at 03:05 AM by Johno1967
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“Who’s more foolish, the fool or the fool who follows him?”
– Obi-Wan Kenobi “Episode IV: The New Hope”.


Most parents take an active interest in who their children hang out with. They know from experience that the people they choose to spend time with and call friends will ultimately shape their character. If we are honest we can still hear our parents mumbling misgivings about some of our friends and admit they were right. We chose to ignore their advice thinking we had our...
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The Daily Jedi: Bigger Fish

Posted 07-18-2017 at 06:11 AM by Johno1967

"There is always a bigger fish" - Qui-Gon Jinn "Episode 1: The Phantom Menace"

In the scene in “Episode I: The Phantom Menace”, Qui-Gon Jinn and Ob-Wan Kenobi are pursued by an underwater creature. Jar Jar Binks, is in fits of terror while the Jedi seem unconcerned by the looming menace. They seem more annoyed at the bumbling Gungan they are stuck with. As the reptilian carnivore closes in it is ambushed by some vast underwater behemoth that rises from the deep...
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The Daily Jedi: Humor

Posted 07-17-2017 at 01:17 AM by Johno1967

Humor is a trait that is unique and innate to humans. We all like to have a laugh and we can all laugh at a joke and sometimes we do so at our own expense. Very often having a sense of humor is the greatest asset a person can have.


Humor is Universal (well almost)


The Jedi often appear to be the epitome of the stoic monk warrior; humorless, serious and void of emotion. The misconception is also often applied to the Stoics. When people describe the Stoics they...
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The Daily Jedi: Commitment

Posted 07-16-2017 at 05:16 AM by Johno1967

"A Jedi must have the deepest commitment, the most serious mind." - Yoda "Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back".
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In the Noble Eight Fold Path of Buddhism the virtue of commitment is inferred twice. Right Resolve is the first practice and is the act of making a conscience decision and acting on it. This may mean renunciation of a former way of life and the acceptance of a new path. Old habits and modes of thought are put aside and replaced with...
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