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The Golden Age of Conspiracy

I have an unhealthy obsession with conspiracy theories.  When I say this please don’t misunderstand me.  I don’t actually buy into the stated details of conspiracy theories, I’m just fascinated by how much devotion and faith people put into them; how a person will take several demonstrable facts and then loosely connect them into something–which at first glance–sounds like a plausible narrative, which will appeal to a wide spectrum of people.  1,057 more words

Society

The world may be mean, but people don’t have to be, not if they refuse. – The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead

Book Quotes

I’m what the botanists call a hybrid. A mixture of two different families. In flowers, such a concoction pleases the eye. When that amalgamation takes its shape in flesh and blood, some take great offense.

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Book Quotes

Impermanence

The winter season is coming to an end. The snow feels like rubber and the lifties and disappearing in droves. I recently learned that there is a bonus for lifties that stay until the end of the season which is only weeks away. 828 more words

On Good Locks

The actual method and speed of a home invasion is something I have many expressions for, but little knowledge of.

Today, the house next door was broken into and robbed.

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Essays

Friendship; what is it?

Does friendship mean something to you?

Or does it simply lay like stagnant water?

when the sun is at zenith, it shall dry up

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Human Nature

Day 82: Guilty Of All

“If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you do well; but if you show partiality, you commit sin, and are convicted by the law as transgressors.  222 more words

365 Day Bible Challenge