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In The Analects, Confucius provides us with one of the earliest maps of human development. The Master said, at 15 I set my heart upon learning At 30, I had planted my feet firm upon the ground. At 40, I no longer suffered from perplexities. At 50, I knew what were the biddings of heaven....
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From the movie City Slickers: “Value this time in your life kids.  Cuz this is the time in your life when you still have your choices.  And it goes by so fast.  When you’re a teenager, you think you can do anything, and you do.  Your twenties are a blur.  Thirties, you raise your family,...
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The Tibetan Book of the Dead or Bardo Thodol provides a map of the stages of life, which in this case, occurs not in a straight line but in a circle: The Chi-Kha Bardo – this state occurs at the moment of death, when the dying person has the potential to perceive The Clear Light...
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In Sophocles’ play Oedipus the King, a monster called the Sphinx was killing travelers on the road to Thebes who could not answer its riddle:  “What creature walks on four legs in the morning, two legs at noon, and three in the evening?”  Finally, the hero of the play, Oedipus, came along and correctly solved...
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Swiss philosopher Jean Piaget conceived of four cognitive stages of human development.  They are as follows: Birth to Age Two – The Sensori-Motor Stage:   infants develop their thinking processes solely through the body; in the course of moving their arms, legs, and torsos around, infants make things happen accidentally, and want to make them happen...
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