Tame Bear on March 26th, 2011

Few know it now, but we stand at the leading edge of one of the greatest cultural and spiritual renaissances the world has ever known. We have emerged from the greatest financial calamity our country has seen in nearly a hundred years. We appear to be as divisive as ever — some would say more […]

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Tame Bear on March 23rd, 2011

If The Bear appears to write often without making reference to God, it’s because God runs through all-that-is without ever being a separate thing. I do not wish to invoke the idea of a creator-God separated and apart from all else. This is why I see you as no less of a creator than God. You […]

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Tame Bear on March 23rd, 2011

Surely 9.8 million tweets can’t be wrong. Computer scientists analyzed millions of tweets from 2008, characterizing trends in “mood dimensions” with evocative  names such as “Calm,” “Alert,” “Vital,” “Sure,” “Kind,” and “Happy.” The researchers found that the “Calm” index tracked well with the ups and downs of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, while preceding them […]

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Tame Bear on March 8th, 2011

So a couple weeks ago, The Bear discovered Quora, and signed up. Pretty quickly, I got an email from Quora, asking if “Tame Bear” was in fact my real name… A Quora admin said: “Hello, One of the rules of Quora is that everyone uses his or her real full name. Do you mind changing […]

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Tame Bear on March 6th, 2011

Everybody needs an autoresponder. Why? If you want to communicate with one person you can send an email. If you want to communicate with a group of people, you need a list. Once you have a list, you can prepare a series of messages in advance to be sent to that email list. That’s what […]

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Tame Bear on March 4th, 2011

Big adventure: The Bear is going to the annual Burning Man festival out on the salt flats of the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. Here in home-town Goshen Indiana, it’s surprising how few people seem to know anything about Burning Man. Or maybe it’s not so surprising? That picture above is the city that springs […]

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