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Hope and Change

Today is my birthday.  51.   Shocked.  Literally shocked.  So old and yet, in my head I’m still the same guy.  My dad told me that was his feeling too, though much later in life he realized the body was definitely changed.  I’m not there yet, but its coming.   It’s been a tough year, […]

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An Error in Logic

If you follow my blog, then you know that my intent is to write and speak about how to Live Well in the world.  I have some guiding principles for that, which my longtime readers know well.  One of those principles is the necessity for critical thinking.  As a society, we used to be a […]

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Wednesday History Note: Nathanael Greene

“I hope we shall be taught to copy [George Washington’s] example and to prefer the love of liberty in this time of public danger to all the soft pleasures of domestic life and support ourselves with manly fortitude amidst all the dangers and hardships that attend a state of war.” Social Bookmarks Source: Carl Creasman

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More Inside Out

A few weeks ago, I wrote about seeing Pixar’s excellent movie Inside Out. That movie has done a wonderful job in presenting the complicated nature of our personalities and how a range of emotions work together to form…well, “us.” There were several good points to note from the movie, but at the time of my […]