Category Archives: Controversy

Feeling Threatened

When we feel threatened it seems that we are triggered either by the mystery of the person or thing; or that we know the actual potential for harm the person or thing has. This little truism came to mind after … Continue reading

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The Gay Agenda

Karl waited for my reaction as I opened the envelope containing the greeting card. I removed the card. On the bright red background was the inscription, “The Gay Agenda”. I opened it and read the phrase, “Be My Valentine”. We … Continue reading

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In Moderation (OpEd)

I had two slices of pizza for breakfast. I very rarely eat pizza in the morning. This morning, however, it was a reward for not eating the whole ten-inch pizza I baked for yesterday’s lunch. This is part of an … Continue reading

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Withdrawing

“Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow’s joy is possible only if today’s makes way for it; that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one.”–Andre Gide … Continue reading

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Facebook

Facebook brings me joy. No, I’m not being facetious. The social media site adds a positive dimension of quality to my life. I realize that it’s fashionable to hate Facebook, particularly for its reliance upon algorithms and user targeted advertising … Continue reading

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Pondering Privacy

“This website stores cookies on your device. These cookies are used to improve your browsing experience and to provide more personalized service to you–both on this site and through other sources. To find out more about this policy, see our … Continue reading

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Remembering The Holocaust

In the presence of oppression and tyranny, by not speaking out, we lose our innocence and morality. At no time in history was this statement more true than during the nightmare of the Holocaust. “The sad and horrible conclusion is … Continue reading

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