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The image shows someone dropping a coin into the cup held by the extended arm of a homeless man. It suggest a sense of inferiority from the homeless man. Compassion means not seeing others as inferiors.

A Guide To Compassion – Beware Of Your Superiority Complex

Luc

November 6, 2016

Before I tell you about the superiority complex, and why understanding it can help us all develop more compassion, let me tell you the story of John. Once upon a time, in the Black Hills of Wyoming, lived a 9-foot tall, 650 lbs black bear named John. One afternoon, John went on a stroll as […]

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My Take On Kaepernick!

Luc

September 29, 2016

A little over a month ago, Colin Kaepernick – the former starting quarterback for the San-Fransisco 49ers – decided to sit during the play of the national anthem. Kaepernick refused to stand for the anthem as a form of protest. He later explained his action by saying that was not going to “stand and honor […]

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Four Simple(r) Ways To Not Get Killed By Cops!

Luc

July 8, 2016

You know what really grinds my gears? Each time a black person gets killed by the cops, and everyone freaks out. People take to social media and lament how black folks get killed time and time again. People on television talk about how the police’s job is to de-escalate situations. They say the police should […]

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Men holding a guitar, walking in the desert. Symbolizing the need to go out, explore, and take chances, even if it means experiencing failure once or twice.

Screw The Odds. Fail Early, Fail Often!

Luc

May 25, 2016

When I was 10 years old, I decided I wanted to play basketball for a living. I devised a plan. It was a simple plan. I was going to work my tail off, fly to the US and become a professional basketball player in the NBA (National Basketball Association). Most people advised me against it. […]

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Man balancing on a rope. An anology to how balance is an important aspect of being healthy

Wanna Be Healthy? Now You Can. Try The Luc(ology) Way!

Luc

April 18, 2016

I played basketball most of my life. During my time playing basketball, I could eat any and everything. And, I did! I would eat a Big Mac once a day, drink a bottle of Sprite each time I was thirsty and I kept a packet of Skittles in my pocket at all times. Despite such […]

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Man kneeling, and seemingly praying on a dock. He is exercising his faith/religion.

A Case For Religion: From A Non-Believer!

Luc

March 27, 2016

I was born and raised Catholic. When I was ten years old, I believed in heaven, I feared hell and I went to church every Sunday. As a child, my father once told me: “No matter what you decide to become (even if it’s being a Janitor), make sure to always strive to be the […]

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Racism: The Myth!

Luc

March 9, 2016

Whether it’s #OscarSoWhite, #BlackLivesMatter or other similar hashtags, there has been a lot of talk recently in the US about racism. Some say racism is still as alive today as it was back in the 50’s. Some say entire industries are racist. Wherever you turn, it seems to be racism this, racism that. Though I […]

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2016 Resolution: Be Selfishly Unselfish

Luc

January 14, 2016

Selfishness! It’s one of the most evil words in the English language. Almost no one wants to be known as selfish. Most of us associate selfishness with something¬†negative. As a result, many of us try to avoid being selfish everyday of our lives. As I do so well, I’m here to play devil’s advocate. I’ll […]

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What I’m Thankful For In 2015!

Luc

December 25, 2015

  This past thanksgiving, I missed the boat. I forgot to write a post on this blog or any of my social media accounts to say what I was thankful for. I’m thankful for so many things of course. Maybe I did not deem it necessary to tell the world about my feelings. As the […]

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A Small Case For Hope!

Luc

November 24, 2015

Recently, there has been terrorist attacks in Paris, Baghdad, Beirut, Fotokol, Bamako and other cities around the world. Here in the US, there has been a surge of debates about racism, in light of police shootings happening in a some cities around the country. In light of such negative events and subsequent negativity flooding my […]

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