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What would you do if....

...you had more money than you need?

...you had just enough money for your needs?

...you had no money?

...you had to make a fool of yourself?

...you had no food?

...you had nowhere to stay?

...you knew you were dying?

...you knew you were completely healed (of anything)?

...you could travel anywhere in the world?

...you could not talk? move? communicate?

...you could leave your home and not come back?

...you knew a loved one was suffering?

...you had a ginormous party (what would it be like?)

...you were to spend a week by yourself - still in the world, but by yourself?

...you could speak a foreign language (or better, several?)

...you were in a monastery and could not speak?

...you ran into somebody famous?

...you knew what perfect freedom is?
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The above was triggered by a question asked of an audience.

"What would you do if you were not afraid?"

This week a group of us attended the Oakland Speaker Series.  We heard Platon. No, I had no idea who he was but I knew …