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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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Tag Archives: thinking
Why Facts Count More Than Opinions
Why Facts Count More Than Opinions All sound arguments start with facts that both sides accept as true. From that common ground, assertions are made, then challenged, and, if proven on the basis of logic, these assertions become the conclusion … Continue reading
Posted in Philosophy, Politics Tagged facts, logic, Opinions, reason, thinking Leave a comment
Good Writing Is ..
I saw this on Today, You Will Write and it resonates with me because clarity of thought and word is my goal. Photo Post Source: Inspirational Quote # 141
Posted in General Sharing, reblogged, Writing Tagged Bill Wheeler, clarity, inspiration, thinking, writing 1 Comment
5 Lessons in One Sentence
This sentence has been rattling around in my head for weeks. So, I made a meme about it. Then it occurred to me that there are 5 lessons curled up inside this one sentence. Sweep Your Sidewalks When the Leaves … Continue reading
Posted in Doing Good Works, Philosophy Tagged dry leaves, Knowledge, opportunity, planning, preparation, sweep your sidewalks, take action, thinking 9 Comments
The Word of the Day: Perspective
The word of the day is Perspective. Back in September, I went to Nashville. That resulted in 20 Things I Learned from my Recent Trip to Nashville . One thing I left off that list and that I’ve been relearning of … Continue reading
Posted in General Sharing, Philosophy Tagged choices, decisions, family, Memphis, Nashville, opportunity cost, passion, perspective, thinking, travel Leave a comment
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