Tag Archives: civilization

Day Of Lament

My friend Jorge sent an email earlier this week with a topic idea for this blog. Because we think alike regarding such subject matter as civil liberties and the significance of historical events, he thought I should look into the … Continue reading

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More Thoughts About Civility

“Oh, if only Congress could pass a law that encourages civility in our country!” That’s what my young friend Jonathan exclaimed when I reminded him that May is National Civility Awareness Month. I couldn’t help but reply that one of … Continue reading

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To Cooperate

Sometimes when I notice that I’ve been a little haughty, the metaphor of “dwarfs standing on the shoulders of giants” comes to mind. This saying seems to be more effective than the expression, “too big for your britches”, because something … Continue reading

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Symbolic

Being a highly social species, we humans crave communication. We find it necessary to tell each other about danger and safety. Humans tell one another stories about external events and share reflections about thoughts in our minds. We are curious … Continue reading

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We Are Caged Animals

Whenever groups of kids from the area schools took a field trip to visit our radio station and were in the building while I was on the air, I felt like an animal in a zoo. The station is configured … Continue reading

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Opposable Thumbs On Cats And Dogs?

I had gotten tired of listening to the news about the on-going implosion of the United States due to a certain man in Washington, so I tapped the tuning button on the radio to find a different radio station. That’s … Continue reading

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The Ethic Of Reciprocity

I can only hope that posts like this will filter out to the audience who needs a strong reminder about the Golden Rule. I know that I am preaching to the choir as my regular readers ponder today’s post. Most … Continue reading

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