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Marilyn Brock spends most of her time writing, teaching college courses, practicing yoga and enjoying life on the coast in Huntington Beach, California, with her husband John, her son Darren, her daughter Madeleine, and their three dogs Estella, Sophia and Indie. She is interested in globalization and its related opportunities for peace and the environment. She has a PhD in English and Comparative Literature from the University of Cincinnati where her studies focused on Victorian Literature, Psychoanalytic, Feminist and Postcolonial Theory and 20th c. American Literature with an emphasis on the Gothic and Fiction Writing. She is currently completing an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy at Pepperdine University.


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“As soon as you look at the world through an ideology you are finished. No reality fits an ideology. Life is beyond that. … That is why people are always searching for a meaning to life… Meaning is only found when you go beyond meaning. Life only makes sense when you perceive it as mystery and it makes no sense to the conceptualizing mind.”
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Frank Zappa
“The illusion of freedom will continue as long as it's profitable to continue the illusion. At the point where the illusion becomes too expensive to maintain, they will just take down the scenery, they will pull back the curtains, they will move the tables and chairs out of the way and you will see the brick wall at the back of the theater.”
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M. Scott Peck
“Since [narcissists] deep down, feel themselves to be faultless, it is inevitable that when they are in conflict with the world they will invariably perceive the conflict as the world's fault. Since they must deny their own badness, they must perceive others as bad. They project their own evil onto the world. They never think of themselves as evil, on the other hand, they consequently see much evil in others.”
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Deepak Chopra
“We are travelers on a cosmic journey,stardust,swirling and dancing in the eddies and whirlpools of infinity. Life is eternal. We have stopped for a moment to encounter each other, to meet, to love, to share.This is a precious moment. It is a little parenthesis in eternity.”
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“Falling in love you remain a child; rising in love you mature. By and by love becomes not a relationship, it becomes a state of your being. Not that you are in love - now you are love.”
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