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Smell the Roses

Clarity, with which our entire lives are put into perspective. It comes at the oddest, best, or the worst of times. But it comes. And in its wake we, the observers, are left with a sense of awe and understanding. 467 more words


Take America Back: Nationalism, Patriotism and BS

For most of human existence we lived in tribes. We were related by blood to other tribe members; it was an extended family affair. Loyalty to the tribe and defense of the tribe came naturally, you might say. 363 more words

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Shepherd's Purse

Shepherd’s Purse (Capsella¬†bursa-pastoris) is flowering now in the cracks between paving stones and alongside garden walls in my suburbia. It’s the little seed pods though, not the flowers, that have endeared them to me since¬†childhood in more rural Buckinghamshire. 372 more words

Just Thinking Again

So what am I thinking today? That reminds me of a joke.

Alright, that is not what I have been thinking about. I guess I am back to wondering why it is mean people seem to do better than nice people. 149 more words


The Secret Power of Political Myths

Rome was founded by twin boys named Romulus and Remus, who were suckled by a she-wolf. Germans were descended from demigods who had once inhabited… 449 more words

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Human Nature

Under the sky, nothing is softer or more yielding than water.

And yet when it attacks firm, rigid things,

None of them can win against it.

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