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In a big way, you can’t distance yourself from your anxieties and…

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In a big way, you can’t distance yourself from your anxieties and fears; you are your anxieties and fears.

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[Praying Mantis head study. The two large, compound eyes of Praying Mantises operate much better than the eyes of most insects; dragonflies also have excellent eyes. A mantid can see to a distance of 50 feet. Between the two large compound eyes, there exists three simple eyes (and the middle simple eye is larger than the other two).  Sometimes, right after mating, a female Praying Mantis will bite the male’s head off and eat him.  (Males usually don’t live long after mating anyway… and the extra protein is excellent nourishment for producing plenty of viable eggs.)  What a way to go! Actually, in the wild, scientists believe the male partner gets munched on less than 30% of the time.]

Praying Mantis Head Study. Photo by Thomas Peace 2014

Praying Mantis Head Study. Photo by Thomas Peace 2014

 

 

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My Blog primarily consists of close-up nature photos (that I've taken locally) combined with original holistic-truth oriented prose and/or poetry involving mindfulness/awareness. I love nature and I love understanding the whole (not merely the parts and the details). I'm a retired teacher of the multiply handicapped. I have a number of interesting hobbies, such as fossil collecting, sport-kite flying, 3D and 2D close-up photography, holography, and pets. Most of all, I am into holistic self-awareness, spontaneous insight, unconventional observation/direct perception, mindfulness, meditation, world peace, non-fragmentation, population control, vegetarianism, and green energy. To follow my unique Blog of "Nature Photos and Mindfulness Sayings" and for RSS feeds to my new posts, please access at: tom8pie.com (On my regular Blog posting pages, for additional information and to follow, simply click on the "tack icon" at the upper right corner... or, on my profile page, you can click on the "Thomas Peace" icon.) Stay mindful, understanding, and caring!...

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