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Pondering Dragons

The only biologically factual dragons are Komodo Dragons, which are large, very fierce lizards that we should leave alone. While these creatures are interesting from a scientific viewpoint, Komodo Dragons are not what most people think of when they encounter … Continue reading

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Public Service

One of the most humbling and heartwarming aspects of my former work in media was the position of public service director. The job required me to canvass the communities in our station’s primary signal reach area and reach out to … Continue reading

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I Wonder About Hostility

It’s the elephant in the room that is on our minds and not well-hidden these days–hostility. Of course, people have been hostile as long as there have been people. It ebbs and flows throughout civilizations. It causes wars, genocide, and … Continue reading

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Promising More Than You Can Perform

One of the most disappointing of betrayals is the failure of someone to follow through on a promise. All of us have probably been on the receiving end of such letdowns. On the other hand, most of us may have … Continue reading

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Silence Is Complex

One of the qualities I most like about my friend Jorge, is his ability to be silent when we’re together. ¬†Certainly we do our fair share of talking about what’s important in our lives, but it’s the silence that communicates … Continue reading

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Zeal

There is a great deal of wisdom in the idiom “too much of a good thing”. This might come to mind if we overeat. Or if we overdo anything. There’s a house near downtown Norfolk that possibly outdoes every other … Continue reading

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Community

We are now aware that the Web has contributed to the betterment of many aspects of life. We are also increasingly finding out that the Web has unfortunately fueled more fragmentation of our civilization. The results of our search engine … Continue reading

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