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P.O.V.

“In fact men will fight for a superstition quite as quickly as for a living truth – often more so, since a superstition is so intangible you cannot get at it to refute it, but truth is a point of … Continue reading

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Long In The Tooth

My friend Greg mentioned one of his paternal uncles in conversation, yesterday.  He said, “Uncle Ted’s getting long in the tooth, so I don’t trust his opinion anymore.” I couldn’t help my grin, after hearing the seldom used idiom. The … Continue reading

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Sorting Out The Information

To say that we live in an over informed environment is to state the obvious.  One is tempted to single out the Internet as the main culprit that is drowning us with information.   That would be too easy.  To argue … Continue reading

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Cooperation: An Op-Ed

Cooperation is a broad, thorny subject.  We instinctively know that with goodwill and sincerity, people are able to work together to accomplish goals that benefit everyone concerned.  One of the biggest problems is that of arriving at a place of … Continue reading

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Some Perspective

Jorge was all fired up and had to let off some steam.  He said he had been trying to collect his calm, but was having little success mulling things over during his long drives in the truck. It was a couple … Continue reading

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Perceptions

One of the facts of human behavior that has astonished me since childhood is that we kill one another over opinions.   Certainly our species kills one another for other reasons similar to those of other species, territorial claims, self preservation … Continue reading

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Hoodwinked (OpEd)

These days, we glean information from the web, television, radio, magazines and papers.  Most of us have the opinion that we are well informed on the issues of the day.  We pay attention, often with baited breath, to our favorite … Continue reading

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