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“Modesty. You cannot control others if you cannot control yourself. Those who most understand their own limitations have the fewest.” Chiron’s advice to a young Jason Unlike most centaurs in Greek mythology, Chiron was intelligent and civilized.  He was taught the arts by his foster father, Apollo, and was known for his kind nature and using his nurturing of youth with his wisdom. Chiron’s advice is as valuable today as it was when the ancient texts of mythology were written.  For me there are three main themes in this wonderful quote: Humility, self-awareness, and leadership. To begin with, controlling one’s ego—being the master of it rather than the slave—is a rare and most valuable trait.  When one is control of their egoContinue Reading

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Someone broke the glasses of the statue of Nicholas Winton, the savior of Jewish children, located at Prague’s main railway station (Hlavní nádraží) again. Currently, the police are looking for an unknown man and woman who damaged the statue on December 30. According to the camera records, an unknown man and woman pulled up a child to the statues’ head and then left. “Unfortunately, the further development of the situation is not visible well,” stated Jan Rybanský, the spokesman of the Prague police. The police ask everybody who might know anything about the incident to contact the police via phone numbers 158 or 974 852 740. Unfortunately, similar incidents are not uncommon. The bronze statue of Nicolas Winton was presented atContinue Reading