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So Clever

One of the more ambiguous words I like is cleverness. It can be used as a compliment or as a subtle put-down. It can be a tool or a weapon. You might think of a new kitchen gadget that efficiently … Continue reading

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Freedom

We are free to say and do whatever we wish. We are not free to say and do whatever infringes upon the freedoms of our fellow citizens. That is the nature of true freedom. If we simply wish to impose … Continue reading

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Anchored Mind

Decades ago, the philosophy instructor at my college said something that I jotted in my notebook and underlined. “The moment you have found something, you are already lost. It is an anchor to which mind clings. It kills off ones … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts About Good And Evil

During the past couple of years, we have witnessed the maturation of another cycle of the struggle between great good and morbid evil in the world and our nation. The seeds of this growth were planted and nurtured years ago … Continue reading

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More On Truths

The woman enters a store to purchase some new shoes, she expects to leave with a pair that fits comfortably. If the salesperson tries to force her feet into a pair that is too small, her feet will feel the pressure … Continue reading

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Skepticism With Heart

Did you mentally roll your eyes, when you glanced at the title of this post?  Do you have a negative opinion of people who espouse skeptical reasoning?  Perhaps you are of a skeptical nature and saw a clash in the … Continue reading

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Ideal

The young man stood on my doorstep explaining that I needed to see the world in the same way he envisioned it.  I invited him inside, away from the hot, humid afternoon air.  He thanked me, saying that he’d been … Continue reading

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