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We are a country divided. There is no doubt about it. However, we do not have to be a hateful country.

After the election, I tried to post issues, mostly about bills that were being submitted to the U. 399 more words

Self Improvement

The Snowflake and the Fist

Since I live in Minnesota, I find the term “snowflake” to be an innately irritating and overused bit. They all look the same at the end of my shovel. 1,044 more words


Public criticism

I came across an article about media and the game of climate change denialism. The basic message is that the media should better reflect the nuances in the climate change debate and should avoid presenting it as a debate between two extremes. 649 more words

Climate Change

Propaganda Poster

Why was my book banned?

    Why Was my Book Banned?

The Lord of The Flies an extraordinary novel written by William Golding, a bildungsroman… 1,527 more words


Don't call people names and expect to win.

When you call someone racist, and they know they’re not racist, then the word ceases to have meaning.

When you call someone sexist, and they know they’re not sexist, then the word ceases to have meaning. 98 more words


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Of all the hurtful, demeaning names we –far too often—cast at our children, this seems to me to be one of the most hurtful, and one that follows a child into adulthood. 297 more words

Daily Prompt

Bullying in school age children : Part 1

September 2016

When I started to discuss about writing an article on bullying, the concerns came pouring in from fellow educators and parents of school going children. 880 more words