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Crazy Corporations Today

Dear Friends, It seems to me, there is an old saying that is prescient today, “don’t “excrete” where you eat.” Today’s corporations could learn a thing or two from that wise old saying. You have to wonder what they are … Continue reading

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There But For the Grace of God Go I…

Dear Friends, It seems to me, one is best served by living the adage, “There but before the grace of God go I…” Not only is one best served, by living humbly and non judgmentally, but society is benefited as … Continue reading

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Traditional, Administrative government… and Socialism

Dear Friends, It seems to me, one way we argue past each other, is that we often haven’t rectified terms, specifically, the difference between the administrative type of government and traditional governments. Often when people argue for socialism, they are … Continue reading

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When Some Are Above The Law

Dear Friends, It seems to me, whenever and wherever some are above the law, what you have is not law but arbitrary rule. Another term for arbitrary rule is unlimited power, More than a matter of justice, when a culture … Continue reading

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The Rope Trick

Dear Friends, It seems to me, sometimes the best thing you can give an adversary… is rope. Skilled liars can take hundreds of yards, and create an impressive knot with it, but eventually that knot will tighten around their own … Continue reading

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Kindness as a way of being.

Dear Friends, It seems to me… kindness is the foundation upon which the civilized build their lives. One need not be agreeable to be kind, nor must a person be a pushover by being kind, kindness is a way of … Continue reading

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Envy

Dear Friends, It seems to me, the most destructive emotion, bar none, is envy… and sadly, we have an entire political establishment that is based on envy. What good comes of envy? Does it motivate people to better themselves? No, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!!!

Dear Friends, It seems to me, the old saw that Christmas improves the economy, is false. Most people believe it is a self evident fact that Christmas shopping is a huge boon to our economy, but that is a pernicious … Continue reading

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Our Culture is Vying for a Darwin Award…

Dear Friends, It seems to me, our culture’s abandoning of common sense… can only lead to catastrophe. Common sense is the result of our species grasping the philosophy of causality. That our actions cause outcomes. It is common sense, for … Continue reading

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Abuse of Power

Dear Friends, It seems to me, of all the abuses a wrong form of government can engage in, abuse of power is both the source and therefore the worst. Using the powers of government to forward a political faction’s power, … Continue reading

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