A ~ A NAUGHTY SONG THAT COULD HAVE BEEN WRITTEN BY U2 ~ NAUGHTY

~ AM&AW ~ A Man And A Woman

~ DD ~ Dirty Day

~ AIWIY ~ All I Want Is You
~ D ~ Desire
~ LRM ~ Love Rescue Me
~ P ~ Please

~ MW ~ Mysterious Ways
~ OL ~ Ordinary Love
~ TGBHF ~ The Ground Beneath Her Feet
~ B ~ Breathe
~ EBTTRT ~ Even Better Than The Real Thing
~ SYCMIOYO ~ Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own

~ TIWYCRMN ~ This Is Where You Can Reach Me Now
~ THBAO ~ Two Hearts Beat As One
~ OSC ~ One Step Closer

~ MOS ~ Moment Of Surrender
~ EBW ~ Every Breaking Wave
~ ST ~ Sweetest Thing
~ WAS ~ With A Shout

~ M ~ Magnificent
~ R ~ Rejoice

~ S ~ Seconds

A ~ A NAUGHTY SONG THAT COULD HAVE BEEN WRITTEN BY THE KINKS ~ NAUGHTY

~ SA ~ Sunny Afternoon
~ YLF ~ You’re Lookin’ Fine

~ TYH ~ Trust Your Heart
~ INY ~ I Need You
~ IAYM ~ I Am Your Man
~ YMIAW ~ You Make It All Worthwhile

~ GTBF ~ Got To Be Free
~ SMF ~ Set Me Free
~ IAF ~ I Am Free

~ LMTTSS ~ Love Me Till The Sun Shines
~ TWLUTB ~ The Way Love Use To Be
~ TTEOTD ~ Till The End Of The Day

~ PTPOEO ~ People Take Pictures Of Each Other

~ LOL ~ Labour Of Love
~ NG ~ Natural Gift
~ E ~ Education

~ GU ~ Get Up

~ YRGM ~ You Really Got Me
~ S&B ~ Skin And Bone
~ SN ~ Sleepless Night
~ THW ~ The Hard Way
~ BT ~ Better Things
~ R ~ Repetition

~ TH ~ Too Hot
~ CON ~ Come On Now
~ CTTW ~ Close To The Wire
~ NR ~ No Return
~ OTE ~ Over The Edge

~ DY ~ Did Ya

~ DIA ~ Do It Again

A ~ A NAUGHTY SONG THAT COULD HAVE BEEN WRITTEN BY THE ROLLING STONES ~ NAUGHTY

~ (ICGN)S ~ (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

~ LSTNT ~ Let’s Spend The Night Together
~ ATPTB ~ Ain’t Too Proud To Beg
~ CYHMK? ~ Can’t You Hear Me Knocking?

~ UOTN ~ Undercover Of The Night

~ SMU ~ Start Me Up

~ LIS ~ Love Is Strong

~ C ~ Connection

~ IGW ~ I Go Wild
~ PWF ~ Play With Fire
~ HS ~ Hot Stuff
~ ICBS ~ I Can’t Be Satisfied
~ YGMR ~ You Got Me Rocking
~ YGM ~ You Gotta Move
~ A&A ~ Around And Around
~ CDA ~ Coming Down Again

~ DW ~ Dirty Work
~ H ~ Happy

~ AAY ~ All About You
~ ICAHYS ~ I Can Almost Hear You Sigh
~ CO ~ Come On

~ RO ~ Rocks Off

~ IAON ~ It’s All Over Now

~ H ~ Heaven

A ~ A NAUGHTY SONG THAT COULD HAVE BEEN WRITTEN BY THE BEATLES ~ NAUGHTY

~ WIGH ~ When I Get Home
~ WDWDIITR? ~ Why Don’t We Do It In The Road?
~ TOU ~ Two Of Us
~ HP ~ Honey Pie
~ WHP ~ Wild Honey Pie

~ RL ~ Real Love
~ FMTY ~ From Me To You
~ AYNIL ~ All You Need Is Love

~ IWBYM ~ I Wanna Be Your Man
~ IWTHYH ~ I Want To Hold Your Hand
~ IWTTY ~ I Want To Tell You
~ IWY(SSH) ~ I Want You (She’s So Heavy)
~ INY ~ I Need You

~ LMD ~ Love Me Do
~ LYT ~ Love You To
~ PPM ~ Please Please Me
~ HMT ~ Hold Me Tight

~ AML ~ All My Loving
~ WYWY ~ Within You Without You
~ HTAE ~ Here, There And Everywhere
~ ELT ~ Every Little Thing
~ YRGAHOM ~ You Really Got A Hold On Me
~ DI ~ Dig It

~ LLL ~ Long, Long, Long

~ IGAF ~ I’ve Got A Feeling
~ IATM ~ It’s All Too Much
~ IWBL ~ It Won’t Be Long
~ ATAA ~ Any Time At All

~ H! ~ Help!

~ W ~ Wait
~ GB ~ Get Back
~ ATN ~ All Together Now

~ CT ~ Come Together

~ HCTS ~ Here Comes The Sun

~ S ~ Shout

~ O!D ~ Oh! Darling

LAMA MARUT ~ BE NOBODY

~ WADTTBS-MWGIAW ~ We’re All Desperately Trying To Be Somebody – Maybe We’ve Got It All Wrong

~ LITI ~ Living In The iEra

~ OCCO-CMNATWOF-ETITWWBHOWWBE-BMWGIW-MODAMAHWBFOWWFLDTHB ~ Our Contemporary Culture Of – Consumerism, Materialism, Narcissism, And The Worship Of Fame – Encourages The Idea That We Will Be Happy Only When We Become Exceptional – But Maybe We’ve Got It Wrong – Maybe Our Deepest And Most Authentic Happiness Will Be Found Only When We Finally Lay Down This Heavy Burden

~ TINASASTTEUTB-MSPMFOOOMNTWAA ~ There Is Not A Single Authentic Spiritual Tradition That Enjoins Us To Be – More Self-Preoccupied, More Full Of Ourselves Or More Narcissistic Than We Already Are

~ WICTAHIL-OWTSHTBIATB-NTS ~ When It Comes To Achieving Happiness In Life – Obsession With The Self Has Traditionally Been Identified As The Problem – Not The Solution

~ PN&PD ~ Prosperity, Narcissism, And Pandemic Depression

~ INSHIAAY ~ It’s Not Self-Help If It’s All About You

~ TADSTTCON-IF-MTOADS ~ There’s A Dark Side To The Culture Of Narcissism – In Fact – Maybe There’s Only A Dark Side

~ OGJCWWVOAGOOTSOSE ~ Our Greatest Joy Comes When We Vacate Ourselves And Give Ourselves Over To Something Or Someone Else

~ IIWWMT-‘SOOO’-E-TWEE ~ It Is When We Manage To – “Stand Outside Of Ourselves” – Exstasis – That We Experience Ecstasy

~ IIOWWSNTPBPOOLAASLIAUADWTWBRPAFE ~ It Is Only When We Stop Narrating The Play-By-Play Of Our Lives And Actually Start Living In An Unmediated And Direct Way That We Become Really Present And Fully Engaged

~ TDNTBSEMIACQTFSIOWOA ~ The Desperate Need To Be Special Easily Morphs Into A Competitive Quest To Feel Superior In One Way Or Another

~ IITAAOIAFTRTWAAATNIRMSTAE ~ It Is Truly An Act Of Independence And Freedom To Recognize That We’re All Alike And That Nobody Is Really More Somebody Than Anyone Else

~ SDMYSAMTTNTFSMYS ~ Suffering Doesn’t Make You Special Any More Than The Need To Feel Special Makes You Special

~ PIOOTPCODALSE-IIATNOOTSTLATHOTB ~ Pride Is One Of The Principal Causes Of Depression And Low Self-Esteem – It Is Actually The Narcissistic Overestimation Of The Self That Lies At The Heart Of This Beast

~ MSHNIASCOD ~ Medical Science Has Not Identified Any Single Cause Of Depression

~ JB-NR-IR-BL ~ Just Because – No Reason – It’s Random – Bad Luck

~ ATMNAOPITFTIIGACIFTOUWHI ~ Among The Many Nasty Aspects Of Pride Is The Fact That It Is Good At Concealing Itself From Those Of Us Who Have It

~ DIUCBTAOATT-AIEATITTAAOTO ~ Depression Is Ultimately Caused By Thinking About Oneself All The Time – And Is Experienced As The Inability To Think About Anyone Other Than Oneself

~ SDMUFBAO-WWKIWCIOOOE-AIFIMUFMW-DS Selfishness Doesn’t Make Us Feel Better About Ourselves – Which We Know If We Check In On Our Own Experience – And In Fact It Makes Us Feel Much Worse – Depressingly So

~ WSTOI-SWTS ~ We’re Slaves To Our Itches – So We Try Scratching

~ TGI ~ The Great Itchlessness

~ WCCTPITP ~ We Can’t Change The Present In The Present

~ WGWYWBATHFS-OWIJPSPATRFTW? ~ Would Getting What You Want Bring About The Hoped-For Satisfaction – Or Would It Just Provide Some Partial And Temporary Relief From The Wanting?

~ SWWCO ‘P’ IROSPOOPM-ASOPICC-OIOTPIIT ~ Since What We Call Our “Past” Is Really Only Some Part Of Our Present Mind – And Since Our Present Is Constantly Changing – Our Idea Of The Past Is Influx Too

~ O-ILTN-AH ~ Om – It’s Like This Now – Ah Hum

~ MAAJT-IIIFPOTNEO-TATBARRTADS ~ Mental Afflictions Always Justify Themselves – It Is, In Fact, Part Of The Negative Emotion’s Operandi – To Appear To Be A Reasonable Response To A Difficult Situation

~ SIDF-SC-NF-SI ~ Self-Improvement Derives From – Self-Control – Not From – Self-Indulgence

~ DI-DFTNEGUMPOT-WANO-JPEAOD ~ De-Identification – Disassociating From The Negative Emotions Gives Us More Power Over Them – We Are Not Our – Jealousy, Pride, Envy, Anger, Or Depression

~ IYCDIFY-T-DIFO ~ If You Can’t Do It For Yourself – Then – Do If For Others

~ BEIOQFSI-TAOANJO-IUOGR ~ But Even In Our Quest For Self-Improvement – Thinking About Others And Not Just Ourselves – Is Ultimately Our Greatest Resource

~ CY-CTW ~ Change You – Change The World

~ ASIITWSTWNAIIBAWA ~ And So It Is That We See The World Not As It Is But As We Are

~ GU ~ Getting Unbusy

~ COB ~ Cult Of Busyness

~ WDNTBOWIOLT-A-WDNTTOLTIW ~ We Don’t Need To Bring Our Work Into Our Leisure Time – And – We Don’t Need To Turn Our Leisure Time Into Work

~ FFCA ~ Freedom From Compulsive Activity

~ WAWWWNS? ~ Who Are We When We’re Not Somebody?

~ EWBTE’UAFD’ ~ Enlightenment Will Be The Ego’s “Ultimate And Final Disappointment”

~ IYCBA-ALWABU ~ If You Can’t Be Anonymous, At Least Work At Being Unfabulous

~ NIE(AVV) ~ Nobody Is Everybody (And Vice Versa)

DAVID CAY JOHNSTON ~ THE FINE PRINT

~ JUP ~ Jacking Up Prices

~ TROFP ~ The Rise Of Falling Prices

~ PP ~ Promises, Promises

~ RBTL ~ Reading Between The Lines

~ CPU ~ Corporate Power Unlimited

~ OWFCAD-ATUERTSAESTCTTFOMTT ~ Oligarchs Were Forever Conspiring Against Democracy – Attempting To Undermine Economic Rules That Serve All Equally So They Could Tilt The Flow Of Money To Themselves

~ T-OBTP-P-ATEITBOIITBEIC ~ The – Original Boston Tea Party – Protesting – A Tax Exemption Intended To Bail Out Investors In The British East India Company

~ EITYFAI-CWRWDS ~ Early In The Years Following American Independence – Corporations Were Regarded With Deep Suspicion

~ SCC/SPR ~ Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railroad

~ C/FEC ~ Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission

~ HHI ~ Herfindahl-Hirschman Index

~ ITNPAFF ~ In Twenty-Ninth Place And Fading Fast

~ PUC ~ Profits Upkeep Commissions

~ FF ~ Fee Fatigue

~ AFOF ~ A Festival Of Fees

~ NBSCDMDTAEAASTF-TPLAVU ~ No Business Sector Can Do More Damage To An Economy And A Society Than Finance – The Potential Losses Are Virtually Unlimited

~ T2008MCETFPIAHOHJ ~ The 2008 Meltdown Cost Every Thirty-Fourth Person In America His Or Her Job

~ SPUBWAT ~ Solving Problems Usually Begins With Acknowledging Them

~ TATBBDNEOIAISF-BTAUNE ~ To Assume That Bad Behavior Does Not Exist Or Is Anomalous Is Sheer Folly – But That Assumption Underlies Neoclassical Economics

~ SCD-TCTTNRTWOPFTP ~ So-Called Deregulation – The Changes Tend Toward New Rules That Wipe Out Protections For The Powerless

~ RI ~ Restore Integrity

~ WCUAATTTRHPI-TCIBAI-ETTHNET-TBPDYWAPUYTB ~ When Companies Use Accounting And Tax Tricks To Report Huge Profits In – The Cayman Islands, Bermuda And Ireland – Even Though They Have No Employees There – They Both Push Down Your Wages And Push Up Your Tax Burdens

~ OCFIOLU:OTWCWWDNHSCFTAIGFTWCWWWHSA ~ One Crucial Fact Is Often Left Unsaid: Our Trade With Countries Where We Do Not Have So-Called Free Trade Agreements Is Growing Faster Than With Countries With Which We Have Such Agreements

~ BHMWWTHCWWTGAS-NWSDATCIFOT ~ Businesses Hire More Workers When They Have Customers Who Want Their Goods And Services – Not When Someone Dangles A Tax Cut In Front Of Them

~ FATTOPIA-TNTAS ~ For All The Talk Of Prosperity In America – The Numbers Tell Another Story

~ EHCSWEMOTFGTBWSAIC ~ Eliminating Holding-Company Structures Would End Many Of The Financial Games That Benefit Wall Street And Its Clients

~ DUTSF ~ Don’t Underestimate The Shame Factor

~ NMTD-YHTPYTI-WSBBBTD? ~ No More Tax Deferrals – You Have To Pay Your Taxes Immediately – Why Shroud Big Business Be Treated Differently?

~ WABRBBRTTPFFHBITFP ~ We Are Being Robbed Blind By Rules That The Politically Favored Few Have Buried In The Fine Print

~ TPCF-WWTCAGGTWTRITF-ATWUTDOCM ~ The Politically Connected Few – Who Write The Contracts And Get Governments To Write The Rules In Their Favor – All The While Undoing The Disciple Of Competitive Markets

~ UWFB-TEEWCTSTP-WWMASTFIOTVMDTSOOS-NOEWDTJ ~ Unless We Fight Back – The Economic Elite Will Continue To Stuff Their Pockets – While Weakening Markets And Stagnant-To-Failing Incomes Of The Vast Majority Damage The Stability Of Our Society – No One Else Will Do This Job

~ MYIDAP ~ Make Yourself Informed, Dedicated And Powerful

~ RCCFTBU ~ Real Change Comes From The Bottom Up

~ RBWY ~ Reform Begins With You