There is a kind of simplicity that is undesirable: It’s the simple minded demand that all situations, no matter how complex they ar, be addressed with simple explanations and solutions. “Don’t bother me with the facts,” such a person says. “I don’t care about the details; they only confuse me.” The lack of insight andContinue reading “Simplicity”
I limit the amount of politicizing I do on Lifehelps. When I am in the mood for speaking out on this complex, often perplexing and frustrating subject, I put a post on http://patriotsvoiceblog.wordpress.com Not to worry, my views are eclectic rather than very far left or right, although it is fair to warn youContinue reading “For the Politically Minded”
The following link is provided with the permission of Jim Wright, Stonekettle Station: http://www.stonekettle.com/2017/04/the-hubris-of-ignorance.html This will take a few minutes to read, so get a good cup of coffee, or as Jim might suggest, a beer. Make yourself comfortable and be prepared to think a bit. Here are some samples from Jim’s excellent article: Continue reading “Hubris of Ignorance”
It seems that there are so many fresh thoughts and ideas coming into my head; So much new information: News items, results of studies and research… Yet the things that are solid enough to put on paper – or computer – seem old and stale. The new things are like trying to catch clouds OrContinue reading “Writer’s Block”
If there is one good thing that has come out of the US election, it’s that our complacency has been kicked in the butt. For too long, it has been easy to avoid hard issues or get weighed down by cynicism. I understand: I have been there. Part of the challenge is that anger givesContinue reading “I Have Found My Voice”
Another year is coming to an end; Many words have been shared; But this one thought I leave with you my friends: All joy, peace, hope, love and care Be yours, Now and always.
I would love to hear from you: If you live somewhere other than the United States, please come tell about your country; if you do live in the US, add to the conversation. Go to https://patriotsvoiceblog.wordpress.com/2016/11/16/what-happens-in-your-country/ I look forward to hearing from you.
This is one of the short essays I wrote for my application to graduate school. I thought it might be fun to share. Enjoy: I wonder how Louisa May Alcott and Emily Dickinson would react if they could experience the age of access in which we now live. For that matter, what wouldContinue reading “ACCESS AND ITS PARADOXES”
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