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Pondering Responsibility

“If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference.”–R. Buckminster Fuller The Blame Game has been popular for as long as people have existed. … Continue reading

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So Much Dishonesty (OpEd)

When professional wrestler Eddie Guerrero said, “I lie, I cheat, and I steal” he probably was not lying. The tendency to lie is not an exclusively human trait. Primatologist Jane Goodall observed that chimpanzees habitually deceive one another as well … Continue reading

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Fraudsters

I clicked on the link to a blog in South Africa I’ve been following for about a year. Her page was nearly completely loaded when, suddenly, the browser went blank and my AVG anti-virus displayed a dialogue box showing a … Continue reading

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Superficial Politeness

One of the neighbors who lives in the four-plex next door regularly expresses a sickeningly sweet, over the top sort of politeness. His words and demeanor belie an oily, unctuous character. One gets the impression that his politeness is a … Continue reading

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To Tell The Truth

For the first time in my life, I’m part of a jury pool. I’ll be in that pool through June. The notice arrived in the mail early this month. Shortly afterwards, I was summoned and was required to appear at … Continue reading

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So Much Fraud

While visiting with my friend Jorge this past weekend, the subject of pyramid schemes came up. Apparently his cousin Rosa got taken in by a confidence scheme. In Rosa’s case, she was not taken in by a confidence-man, she was … Continue reading

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Trust Issues

A statement that was often repeated years ago by one of my late great-aunts. has remained at the back of my mind. “Trust is your gift to give, not something to be earned.” The little saying has probably kept its … Continue reading

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