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Thanksgiving or Thanksgetting?

“Happy Thanksgetting.”

Those are the sentiments in the latest Verizon commercial. Initially, it made me mad. Until I realized that they were simply stating what all the other ads were implying. 163 more words

Who Will Speak For Them?

100WCGU – Week#175  …but shall we close the borders…

This week, Julia has given us a prompt that may  provoke  thought or even stir the caldron of  controversy.   148 more words


Paris, France and the Fast Flick of Empathy

The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. 660 more words

Plebian Philosophy

The world is not interested

“I could not believe that human beings were being burned in our times; the world would never tolerate such crimes…”

“The world? The world is not interested in us. 152 more words

FAITH: Evil, a conversation with Elie Wiesel

From Evil and Exile (Philippe-Michaël de Saint-Cheron is a French journalist)

Philippe-Michaël de Saint-Cheron: How do you reconcile the ideas of providence and silence, or what Buber called the eclipse of God?   1,662 more words


6 Things the Hard Way

A 180-degree post I didn’t see coming. I’ve been putting up some breezy writings, but this one is darker, with philosophy over pop-osophy, if that  can be a word. 644 more words