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Arete

February 10, 2013

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Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble. –Proverbs 13:20 Man, I am really bad at this blogging thing. I go on hyperactive writing sprees where my sole motivation is coffee and the self-delusional assurance that I’m accomplishing something. Somehow. I’m not sure what. But that’s where the coffee comes […]

Time to make some people angry…

January 24, 2013

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Memes suck. The internet is one of mankind’s greatest achievements. We can connect with people all over the globe in a matter of seconds and minutes. We can expand our base of experience, knowledge and opinion. The internet allows for greater discussion than ever before possible. And like any powerful tool, it is just a tool […]

Here we go again…

January 20, 2013

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First, I know I promised to write more. My thought was that I could get a post a day completed during this month. However, real life again intervenes: between job searching and taking care of a sick family (myself included) for the past two weeks, I haven’t found the time to accomplish my resolution. That […]

False Teachers

January 9, 2013

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I do not know the individual responsible for this message. I do not know who received it. I know where I found it and I could, if I were so inclined, research the individuals involved in the conversation. I am not so inclined. I do not believe that their identities will have any bearing on […]

Why I Didn’t Vote

November 7, 2012

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The election is over.  The incumbent has won.  And I did not vote. Why is this an issue? Seriously, why is it so important that every single person in this country votes? I’m pausing after each question because I want you to come up with an answer.  Assume that someone close to you – a […]

Fact or Fiction?

October 10, 2012

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Barack Obama or Mitt Romney.  Which do you trust? I’m referring to the websites, not the candidates.  At this point I could really care less about which one wins the election.  Romney’s comes off as a rich white guy who’s out of touch with society.  Obama comes off as an elitist who thinks he knows […]

Here’s another rant…

October 5, 2012

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Texas law forces women to seek unsafe abortions. That’s the headline they should have used.  Because that’s what the article says.  At least, that’s my opinion of what it says. Fair warning: I’m going to rant about abortion.  I’m doing this for me and not for you.  I don’t mean to belittle your opinion on […]