Good Morning Friends & Digital Neighbors! Happy Monday and how about an visit to the Dictionary of the Strange, Curious & Lovely: 3500 Most Beautiful English Vocabulary Words. How about looking at just a couple to prime the pump for the morning?
Echopraxia - Involuntary imitation of another person's actions
Did this word just describe Tik Tok? Of course such involuntary imitation is hardly limited to Tik Tok, it existed in entertainment for decades. The cult of personality is an interesting thing. For the most part it is deliberate and intentional, but I imagine that there are bits of habit that people adopt without realizing they are imitating someone until it is brought to their attention.
Pecksniffian - Selfish and corrupt behind a benevolent display; sanctimonious
Campaign Season for every politician? Every person struggles with selfishness, I think that is why Sesame Street always encouraged sharing and cooperation. Simple and essential lessons for getting along in society. Selfishness is like an onion, we have to peel back the layers to arrive at some deeper layer and generosity and possible selflessness. If we are really selfless, like humility, we won't be very aware of it, we will simple being doing it and moving on to what is next. Happy Monday Friends!
Bow Summit in Banff National Park, Canada
Thank you @MinaH for the posting by Neil Oliver, scroll down to find it. It is worth the 10 minutes it takes. I offer my feedback on on the issue of trust and forgiveness.
It used to be the thing talked about 20 years ago, do we now embrace it?
Welcome guests and digital neighbors! I hope you enjoy your visits here. May this little spot become a haven for those who want to connect with others away from the toxicity of many sites. Locals is a great experience for me and I hope it is a good experience for you. Any community is only as good as its members, so please see the community "About" section for guidelines as to what I hope will help us enjoy our visits here.😇
Dues to changes @LOCALS this community is no longer a free community if you want to participate. I believe you can lurk about and read things, but you will be unable to post without signing up for $2.00 monthly charge. Since this changed has happened, I want all of you to know that any funds that come as a result of this community will be given to charity. I came here for community - not for profit.
The two charities I want to sponsor at the beginning will be our St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry that services our New Melle Community. The other charity will...