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Tag Archives: Truth
How to evaluate your information sources
Originally posted on askyermom:
Your generation has a much more challenging job than mine did of evaluating information sources. Please allow me to geez for a moment!! When I was a kid, we had four teevee stations and two newspapers.…
Posted in General Sharing, reblogged Tagged bias, discernment, evaluating, facts, learning, lies, sources, Truth Leave a comment
10 Ways to Become Politically Savvy
In the modern day, when campaigns for office seem to be happening all the time, it is important to know how to see past the biases in what is reported and find the truth. We may never know the absolute … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, reblogged Tagged biases, logic, open-minded, partisanship, politics, rational, reason, reasonable, Truth 6 Comments
Some Random Thoughts on Racism
One reason that Americans tend to think we have an exceptional country is our belief in the rugged individual. We look at other countries and we evaluate them against the standard of this notion of strong individuals. Perhaps, this individualism … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged America, history, injustice, justice, Race, racism, Truth, white supremacy 2 Comments
What Racism Is and What Racism is Not
For those who think the #BlackLivesMatter movement for justice is racist, please accept the following in the spirit of goodwill. When you are aware that races exist and that the members of one race are not always treated the same … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged #BlackLivesMatter, action, attitudes, black lives, racial awareness, racism, reality, speech, Truth 2 Comments
On Advertising in These Corporate Days
The purpose of advertising is to get out a message, to convince people of what you want them to believe. In commercial ads, you expect that this message will lead to sales, but many ads are obviously more about putting … Continue reading
Posted in Independent Business, Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged advertising, campaigns, commercial, content, corporate, Democrats, GOP, lies, money, Obama, politics, purpose, Republicans, spin, Truth Leave a comment
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