Archive for December, 2011

According to Abraham Maslow's theory, people who have achieved self-actualization---that is, those who have achieved the full development of their abilities and the complete realization of their potential---are an extreme minority, representing less than 1% of the world's population. Maslow's self-actualization is also something that can't be achieved until middle-age. If that's not a system that warrants youthful rebellion, what is?!

The semester is wrapping up at long last, and only one little final stands between me and graduation.  Then the real fun begins—frantic packing, a few days of holiday down time with the folks, and a drive across the country.  It promises to be an adventure, but I’m looking forward to having some time to sit, relax, and not stress about the immediate future, at least for a few months.  I’m going to try to make some posts during the Epic Journey, and hopefully I can resume regular commenting and posting come January!

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