Peter McWilliams

(Peter Alexander McWilliams)

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Ain't Nobody's Business if You Do: The Absurdity of Consensual Crimes in Our Free Country. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Although The Declaration of Independence is not, like The Constitution, the law of the land, it is certainly the spirit of the land. Constitution / Bills & Declaratiobns of Rights
Created stuff is meant to be shared. That’s why the creative person created it. Why else do creative people exist? Copyrights, Patents & Intellectual Property
Laws against consensual activities are too randomly enforced to be either a deterrent or fair …. Problems sometimes associated with consensual activities cannot be solved while they’re crimes. Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement
The more severe the pain or illness, the more severe will be the necessary changes. These may involve breaking bad habits, or acquiring some new and better ones. Human Nature
As the world gets dumber and dumber, I feel more and more at home.
Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it's a small price to pay for living a dream.
Choosing what you want to do, and when to do it, is an act of creation.
Comfort zones are most often expanded through discomfort.
Definition of a victim: a person to whom life happens. Life
Do what you love and the necessary resources will follow. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
Fear is something to be moved through, not something to be turned from.
Guilt is anger directed at ourselves - at what we did or did not do. Resentment is anger directed at others - at what they did or did not do.
I see nothing wrong with the human trait to desire. In fact, I consider it integral to our success mechanism. Becoming attached to what we desire is what causes the trouble. If you must have it in order to be happy, then you are denying the happiness of the here and now. Happiness & Unhappiness ;Success
If you change the belief first, changing the action is easier.
If you're not actively involved in getting what you want, you don't really want it.
In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts. Life ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
It's your life. Live it with people who are alive. It tends to be contagious. Life
Learn to ask for what you want. The worst people can do is not give you what you ask for which is precisely where you were before you asked.
Life is not a struggle. It's a wiggle. Life
Mistakes show us what we need to learn.
Nothing adventured, nothing attained.
One of the great joys of life is creativity. Information goes in, gets shuffled about, and comes out in new and interesting ways. Life
Our thoughts create our reality - where we put our focus is the direction we tend to go.
The media tends to report rumors, speculations, and projections as facts... How does the media do this? By quoting some 'expert'... you can always find some expert who will say something hopelessly hopeless about anything.
The news media are, for the most part, the bringers of bad news... and it's not entirely the media's fault, bad news gets higher ratings and sells more papers than good news.
The road to positivity is strewn with the abandoned vehicles of the faint-hearted.
To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all.
To overcome a fear, here's all you have to do: realize the fear is there, and do the action you fear anyway.
To the degree we're not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves.
We are all, right now, living the life we choose. Life
We can consciously end our life almost anytime we choose. This ability is an endowment, like laughing and blushing, given to no other animal... in any given moment, by not exercising the option of suicide, we are choosing to live. Life
What's more important-your goal, or others' opinions of your goal?
While goals are chosen, a purpose is discovered. Our purpose is something we have been doing all along, and will continue to do, regardless of circumstances, until the day we die.