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The romantic mind vs. the mind of the realist

   In my youth I was a romantic deceived by illusion and romantic 
   notion.  In my old age I am a realist.  But in both my youth and 
   my old age I was a God-fearing man.  What is the difference 
   between the mind of the romantic and that of the realist?  The 
   romantic is oriented towards feeling, notion, and atmosphere.  The 
   realist is oriented towards fact and logic.  What led me away from 
   the romantic mind into the mind of the realist?  The serious 
   pursuit of truth, knowledge and understanding.  As I pursued 
   truth I rooted out the weeds of error and deception and grounded 
   myself in knowledge and fact.

   June 1996

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