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YouTube Music: Classic Haydn

Dinner Topics for Friday

Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.

YouTube Music: “The Heavens Are Telling”; Haydn Creation Oratorio…

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Judeo-Christian Culture

F. Scott Fitzgerald

I want to tell you about your heart—you’ve probably been neglecting your heart—and you don’t know. —   F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise. (Scribner March 26, 1920)


Wendell Berry

I move in the descent
of days from what was dreamed
to what remains.

—  Wendell Berry, from “Boone,” New Collected Poems (Counterpoint Press 2012)


The Kibbutz

The Kibbutz( Hebrew word for communal settlement) is a unique rural community;a society dedicated to mutual aid and social justice;a socioeconomic system based on he principle of joint ownership or property, equality and cooperation of production, consumption and education;the fulfillment of the idea”from each according to his ability to each according to his needs” 775 more words

American Culture

The Disappearance of Marriage in the Good Old USA

The following questions are mainly directed at Americans of all shapes, colors, sizes, and sexes….and  of ages between 18 and  40.

Why would a civil American male want to  get married these days?   377 more words


Racism at the Supreme Court, Harvard, and Princeton?

Is the Ivy League’s Admission Bias a ‘Trade Secret’?

Princeton sues to block the government’s release of documents that could show discrimination.

by Jason Riley  at the Wall Street Journal: 798 more words

American Culture

On reacting and writing slowly

Have you noticed that I’m always behind? I never offer “hot takes” on my blog, only stone cold ones. Sometimes I wait two weeks to discuss an event, sometimes… 254 more words

American Culture