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Sam Keen
Sam Keen

Before he became a freelance thinker, lecturer and writer, Sam Keen was a professor at various colleges and universities. He was also a contributing editor to Psychology Today for 20 years. Keen earned his graduate degrees from Harvard Divinity School and Princeton. He has written 13 books to date on religion and philosophy. Keen coproduced the PBS documentary "Faces of the Enemy" and was …

Date of Birth: Dec 02, 0


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"We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly" Sam Keen
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"Love isn't finding a perfect person. It's seeing an imperfect person perfectly." Sam Keen
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"There is no easy formula for determining right and wrong livelihood, but it is essential to keep the question alive. To return the sense of dignity and honor to manhood, we have to stop pretending that we can make a living at something that is trivial or destructive and still have sense of legitimate self-worth. A society in which vocation and job are separated for most people gradually creates an economy that is often devoid of spirit, one that frequently fills our pocketbooks at the cost of emptying our souls." Sam Keen
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"You can know what's in your life when you know what's in your heart." Sam Keen
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"Burnout is nature's way of telling you, you've been going through the motions your soul has departed; you're a zombie, a member of the walking dead, a sleepwalker. False optimism is like administrating stimulants to an exhausted nervous system." Sam Keen
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"Call it "womb awe" or even "womb worship" but it's not simple envy. I don't remember even wanting to be a woman. But each of the three times I have been present at the birth of one of my children, I have been overwhelmed by a sense of reverence... It was quite suddenly, the first day of creation; the Goddess giving birth to a world... Like men since the beginning of time I wondered: What can I ever create that will equal the magnificence of this new life?" Sam Keen
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"Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability" Sam Keen
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"A society in which vocation and job are separated for most people gradually creates an economy that is often devoid of spirit, one that frequently fills our pocketbooks at the cost of emptying our souls." Sam Keen
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Sam Keen

"Call it ""womb awe"" or even ""womb worship"" but it's not simple envy. I don't remember even wanting to be a woman. But each of the three times I have been present at the birth of one of my children, I have been overwhelmed by a sense of reverence... It was quite suddenly, the first day of creation; the Goddess giving birth to a world... Like men since the beginning of time I wondered: What can I ever create that will equal the magnificence of this new life?" Sam Keen
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"Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability." Sam Keen
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"We come to love not by finding a perfect person but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly." Sam Keen
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