Category Archives: Politics

Thoughts About Integrity

Today’s commentary will be an act of walking on eggshells and being careful to not be too judgmental. This is made trickier due to the amount of criminality and lack of character that takes place in full view of the … Continue reading

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It’s Spirit Day

Many people do not know that the third Thursday of October is Spirit Day. Many people who do know about Spirit Day, don’t understand the reason we have it. Spirit Day began in Canada in response to bullying-related suicides of … Continue reading

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Information Overload

The morning began with the constant rumble of distant thunder. The sound was somewhat soothing, so I drifted back to sleep for a few minutes. Then I woke up again because the thundershower had arrived overhead. It was making quite … Continue reading

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Atomic Time

My friend Jonathan asked if it is true that the atomic time signal out of Colorado will shut down next year. I replied that I had only heard rumors to that effect, but couldn’t say for certain. Jonathan, like me, … Continue reading

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Be True To Yourself

The great social reformer and abolitionist Frederick Douglass wrote, “I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the wrath of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.” The main thing … Continue reading

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International Day Of Non-Violence

If Mohandas Gandhi was alive and active in the west today, he would probably be just as controversial as when he actually lived his life. This is because activists who espouse Gandhi’s beliefs by engaging in non-violence have long been … Continue reading

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So Much Manipulation

We are awash in a world of data, statistics, and relationships artfully controlled, and altered for insidious reasons by people for those people’s advantage. This is such a common bug in our culture that we rarely pay attention to it … Continue reading

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