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What would you do if.... had more money than you need? had just enough money for your needs? had no money? had to make a fool of yourself? had no food? had nowhere to stay? knew you were dying? knew you were completely healed (of anything)? could travel anywhere in the world? could not talk? move? communicate? could leave your home and not come back? knew a loved one was suffering? had a ginormous party (what would it be like?) were to spend a week by yourself - still in the world, but by yourself? could speak a foreign language (or better, several?) were in a monastery and could not speak? ran into somebody famous? knew what perfect freedom is? __________ 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