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Sincerity

The woman spoke forcefully of honor, virtue, and faith. She pointed to her vows and conflicts with primal desires. She expressed herself with practiced eloquence very convincingly. The speaker had a charismatic, personal presence that appealed to a certain form … 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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An Insidious Insincerity

One of my acquaintances is very deeply closeted about being gay. ┬áNo amount of logic or discussion with him will alter this. Of course, it’s futile to try to change anyone’s mind, especially if the view is so deeply personal. … Continue reading

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