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    On Jul 27, 2010 shirley wrote:

    In this age, authenticity is something that is more related to furniture, food and the like, but not necessarily people. It seems that in surviving the requirements of modern times, people have indeed become far too adaptable, often compromising their true beliefs to conform. Authenticity can be directly linked to the tangible outcomes arising from the possession a strong social conscience. Im my golden years, after a lengthy career in the helping profession, often wearing many professional hats, I strive for the authenticity gained from not compromising the values I hold at the inner core of my being. In the 16th Century, Shakespeare suggested that we can only be true to others by being true to ouselves. - Real authenticity.


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