In much of discussion today on various social issues, people tend to take their moral assumptions for granted. So I like to examine what the underlying assumptions are first of all and secondly, if a particular person’s worldview can support those assumptions. 2,830 more words
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This entry has been sitting in my “to publish” file for some time. There is much more to be said on the topic. 1,829 more words
Some dialects of English have a feature known as the “double negative”. In these dialects, a negative sentence can contain more than one negative word. For example, a speaker of such a dialect might say “I didn’t see nobody” to express that nobody was seen. 2,601 more words
HOMEOWNERS NEED TO PROTECT AGAINST PRESCRIPTIVE EASEMENTS | Don Gockel
What is diabetes?Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by high blood sugar (glucose) levels that result from defects in insulin secretion, or its action, or both. 285 more words