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This is a personal blog about things that matter as filtered through the mind of an educated, opinionated American male.
What is justice? How did things get to be the way they are? Where do we go from here? Community and individuality, civilization and law, politics and tradition, reason and science, ritual and freedom, mercy and making a difference -- these are the issues that will determine our future.
Lately, there's been a bunch on here about writing, blogging, family, and marriage.
And then, on other days, it will just be blather -- but at least it will be in my voice.
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Category Archives: Philosophy
What if we took to heart the Great Commandments and truly cared for other people, especially the widows, the orphans, the sick, and the prisoners? What would that look like? What if for-profit insurance had never been allowed for health care? Would … Continue reading
Missing Her as March Approaches Last year, on March 2nd, while my wife Barbara was at home in my care, she had her second stroke. As I had read the information given out by the hospital after her first one, … Continue reading
One Day, She Met A Man – A Short Tale One day, while walking outside, she met a man. Or maybe it was a ghost of a man yet to be, she was never sure. He was throwing his hands … Continue reading
Sunday Thoughts on Justice I keep coming back to what someone said last year. If something bad within a system persists over time, it stops being a bug and becomes a feature. Prison rape is no longer a bug; it’s … Continue reading