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Innocence

Naiveté or innocence? There is a fine line separating their definitions. Naiveté is associated with childhood but is frequently used in relation to adults who lack sophistication and complexity. Meantime innocence means that one has done no wrong, has not … Continue reading

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Ponderings About The Pure Of Heart

Composer Ludwig van Beethoven expressed this reason for firing an otherwise good housekeeper: “Whoever tells a lie is not pure of heart, and such a person can not cook a clean soup.” Beethoven said in a letter to a friend, … Continue reading

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Innocence

Whilst sipping coffee and daydreaming during the afternoon, my thoughts wandered into the subject of innocence. Society places a great deal of importance to it–almost as some sort of virtue. The problem with such an ideological opinion is that innocence … Continue reading

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Innocence

I stepped onto the front porch slab a few minutes before bedtime. The night time weather was unusually mild and pleasant for late June; especially since the afternoon had been quite windy. I visually surveyed the neighborhood and took in … Continue reading

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