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Finding My Voice in 2017

“you open your mouth to speak against the withering wind’s furnace blast.”
– From the Poem, “The Hole in the Fountain,” by Q.R. Quasar, published in Ocean of Suns, Global Scholarly Publications, New York, NY, 2010. 1,011 more words

Common Ground

What This Election Taught Me (or retaught me)

I know it’s dangerous to publish this while many people are still reeling from last night’s election results, but I’m going to do it anyway because it’s fresh in my mind and I want to remember everything I’ve learned about myself, about the American public, and about this political process. 1,717 more words

Issues Of Faith

Choking on Morton's Fork

There are few logical fallacies that are as intellectually lazy or insulting as the false dichotomy. Arrogant and condescending it’s often used by those who are unable to win a debate or a discussion based on its own merit. 903 more words


Don't just look for the usual suspects

Back in the 20th century, society was essentially dominated by conservative ideology. Up until at least the 1990’s, the narrative of Western culture seemed to be based on a right-wing understanding of the world, which had become dogma. 672 more words


The power of false dilemmas

Whether we use the term or not, most of us know the concept of false dilemmas. Should we carpet bomb ISIS or take zero action? These are obviously not the only options. 518 more words

"You Always Have The Poor With You"

Six days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. There they gave a dinner for him. 1,388 more words

Grains Of Sand