Category Archives: Controversy

Free Expression

It’s time to dip my toe into the waters of controversy over freedom of speech. The topic is hard to ignore because it’s been in the news a lot the past few years. The issues vary from the Citizens United … Continue reading

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What A Pain

A couple of weeks ago, my email account was hacked. At first there were several mails saying messages could not be delivered. These were messages to unfamiliar email addresses. Soon, more of these alerts appeared. When more than 100 at … Continue reading

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It’s Leif Erikson Day

As more historical facts are uncovered about Christopher Columbus and his forces, he and his holiday have become increasingly controversial. People are rightly outraged at how Columbus and other European explorers and fortune seekers treated the people who already lived … Continue reading

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Anchored Mind

Decades ago, the philosophy instructor at my college said something that I jotted in my notebook and underlined. “The moment you have found something, you are already lost. It is an anchor to which mind clings. It kills off ones … Continue reading

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Stop Bullying

Bullying and its effects on society have been in the news and social media a lot during the past few years. It seems like the problem has become worse rather than better. Maybe bullying seems like more of a problem … Continue reading

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Forbidden Reading

Many of us see censorship as a challenge to our intellect. To forbid us from seeing or doing something is more like a dare than a warning. This fact is frequently overlooked by religious and political leaders who strive to … Continue reading

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International Day Of Peace

One of the most disturbing, non-peaceful things about today, is that the vast majority of the world’s inhabitants are not aware that today is the International Day of Peace. At the very most, major news organizations may have a short … Continue reading

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