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Happy Independence --and Interdependence Day!

July 4, 2011

Being INDEPENDENCE DAY and all, it got me to thinking about my own independence. Reflecting on the definition below, I wondered am I REALLY free from outside control--not depending on another's authority...and am I capable of thinking or acting for myself?

And, while I am certain that I could often answer, "YESSIRREEEE BOB" because I do make many of my own decisions, I am, however, rather dependent on others' opinions in work and in my personal life. (more…)