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George Foreman lost to Muhammad Ali because of his anger. So, Forman changed himself. When he got a t
 

Marginalia

July 28 · Issue #13 · View online
Five unverified facts that inspired me to circle them or write them down + weekly highlights from Holy Fool Productions.

George Foreman lost to Muhammad Ali because of his anger. So, Forman changed himself. When he got a title shot again 20 years later, he hired Ali’s trainer, he wore the same shorts lost to Ali in, and he conserved his energy.

When you are having an internal dialog, it is your ego that is talking and your true self that is listening. — Thomas M. Sterner, The Practicing Mind

Cathy Guisewite created the comic strip Cathy as a way to deal with and express the “wimpy side” of herself.

This is my body in Latin is hoc est corpus. In ridicule of transubstantiation (the belief that bread becomes the literal body of Christ,) hoc est curpus was bastardized to hocus pocus and used for magic tricks. It was later shortened to hoax.

“Villains who twirl their mustaches are easy to spot. Those who clothe themselves in good deeds are well camouflaged.” — The Drumhead | Star Trek: The Next Generation


Podcast Episodes
127: The Guy Knew How to Use a Flugelhorn
128: Emotionally Tumultuous
129: The Human Element w/ Brandon Van Auken
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