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The Election's Over; Now How Should You Respond?

I encourage you to consider, just for a moment, how your words affect other people.

We can all agree that November 8th’s election results came as a surprise. 921 more words


Loveless Generalizations

You are bad at most things. We all are. What is something you are absolutely terrible at? Or better yet, what is something terrible that you cannot stop doing? 1,022 more words


Unconventional Thinking vs. Conventional Facts

Unconventional thinking can be seductive. It can be alluring to gain more knowledge than another. To those that fall prey to this conceit, I have one warning, quantity does not always equal quality. 2,116 more words


My Generalizations Are Better Than Yours

It is undeniable – the English language is constantly evolving, with the constant turnover of new words for old ones, as well as the reframing of various words. 519 more words


NaNoWriMo Tips: Generalizations and Stereotypes

It is easy when writing in a hurry with something like NaNoWriMo to write sweeping generalizations and use stereotypes to describe characters and scenes. If it works and the character or scene is small, then use it, but NaNoWriMo is a word-count driven competition with yourself. 236 more words

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Thinking Beyond

There are increasing instances of ‘placebo philosophy’ being discussed and advocated. They simply do not have any depth but satiates the superficial urge to fill the mind with coarse information.

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Prompt: Generalizations

The prompt this week was on stereotypes and sweeping generalizations. The comment “all red heads have fiery personalities” labels all red heads, but when applied to the individual may not be true. 497 more words