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365 Thought Provoking Questions. Answered: #82-97

82. Do you own your things or do your things own you?

Well, if you talk to my tag team partner, I'm sure she would say that my mobile phone owns me, more specifically, twitter. However, despite being connected to the world and its on goings, I'm not a complicated guy that is overly interested with gadgets, technical things, and/or various electronics. I love my car, my phone, my television screen, my PlayStation 2 (yes, I still play it), and my X-box 360. And I own these things. I understand they can be replaced, and I'm not completely attached. And oh yeah, I love my wife, too.

83. Would you rather lose all of your old memories or never be able to make new ones?

Never be able to make new ones. While the memories I have or will make in the future I'm sure can be great, I truly believe your childhood memories are the ones you hold dear to your heart. I have no idea what the future holds, but my childhood, which was awesome, can never be taken away at this point.

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84. How do you deal with someone in a position of power who wants you to fail?

Take it. Bear it. Wear it. And turn haters into believers through hard work and determination. That's it. I've always been a person that responds to negative reinforcement, however it may be delivered.

85. What do you have that you cannot live without?


Awesomeness. Ha!

Truthfully, my faith.

86. When you close your eyes what do you see?


Okay, I really had to close my eyes to answer this. What I see is clear blue water, a bright sun, and lots of sand. Keep in mind I am writing this DP Post on a Friday afternoon from my office. 

87. What sustains you on a daily basis?

The thought of improving my life. Either you improve or you decline as an overall person, everyday. This is supported by the sub-thoughts of having new experiences, meeting new people, adapting, and reacting to this race called life.

Every morning, is a new canvas. 

88. What are your top five personal values?

In order:

1. Humility 2. Unselfishness/Generosity 3. Honesty 4. Integrity 5. Gratitude

89. Why must you love someone enough to let them go?

To see if its real. Whether it can endure the boundaries, hurdles, and hiccups that love truly overcomes. Also, sometimes if you truly love someone, you will know that their happiness sometimes may require leaving you.

90. Do you ever celebrate the green lights?

All the time. What's better than green lights all the way for a few blocks? A slice of awesomeness in life.

91. What personal prisons have you built out of fears?


Oh wow. This is a really good one. I guess my answer would be taking huge risks. A risk along the idea of being life-changing. I can adapt to change, but it really scares me. I've created a personal prison to keep things as much as the same as I can until a big change is needed. And when it is, you can rest asssure I will over-calculate it.

92. What one thing have you not done that you really want to do?

I would love to go to Fenway Park for a Yankees/Red Sox game. Simple, I know. But to me, that would be pretty sweet. And of course, the Yankees should win in my version of the trip.

93. Why are you, you?

Umm, because I am me?

Once again, I hate talking about myself. Maybe that's yet another personal prison. But what makes me, me, I guess are my natural birth limitations, my experiences, and the overall philosophy of keeping life simple than the complexity that we make it.

94. If you haven’t achieved it yet what do you have to lose?

I'd love to visit all 30 MLB ballparks and tour the world. What do I have to lose, everything in my bank account.

95. What three words would you use to describe the last three months of your life?


Once again, in order:

1. Change 2. Fast 3. Awesome.

96. Is it ever right to do the wrong thing?  Is it ever wrong to do the right thing?


Right and wrong will always be a cause for debate depending on moral and ethical levels and values. However, doing the right thing is never wrong, despite sometimes being unpopular. On the other end of the spectrum, the only time it is right to do the wrong thing is to protect someone from unlawful harm in anyway.

97. How would you describe ‘freedom’ in your own words?

Freedom is the ability to speak, think, believe, do, or react in any way that is not influenced by others, and that does not cause harm to another person's character, financial being, or overall well-being.

Freedom is a simplicity that is achieved without dependencies, and has a thoroughly searched truth for the way you form and live your life.

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