Category Archives: Politics

Born A Crime (Review)

If you’re searching for a merely funny, escapist book, Born A Crime isn’t it. However, if you’re looking for a great book, Trevor Noah’s tome is exactly what you should read. The first time I spotted Born A Crime I overlooked the … Continue reading

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Thoughtlessness

When a person sincerely loves other people, one never truly thinks of duty or responsibility.  Duty and responsibility have been put in place to offset thoughtlessness. When a person strictly conforms to doctrine, economic theory, the “party line”, or social … Continue reading

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Are You Certain?

“Why do we feel certain of the ideas or beliefs we hold as true or false?” Jorge threw out that question seemingly from nowhere during our stroll around the neighborhood. He quickly added, “Why do some people believe the Earth is … Continue reading

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What About Beards?

I’ve enjoyed a full beard ever since the mid-1970s.  It’s only been completely shaved off a few times since then. The beard not only feels good, it has saved plenty of time, too.  The morning ritual has been shaved down … Continue reading

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Happy Hate Week

A popular political Internet meme says, ” Nineteen Eighty-Four was meant to be a warning, not a handbook”. I wonder if George Orwell ever pondered the possibility that his book could have such negative consequences as seem apparent today. After … Continue reading

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His Final Battle (Review)

Franklin Delano Roosevelt has been called the greatest President of the 20th Century. People of differing political preferences may disagree or agree with that assessment.  However, the fact remains that the 32nd President of the United States of America was … Continue reading

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An End To Racism And Discrimination Is Possible

The American Anthropological Association’s statement on race says, “Physical variations in the human species have no meaning except the social ones that humans put on them.” I say we’ve put some real doozies on the variations. Skin color, hair, and … Continue reading

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