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Normativity and Obligation

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

Theology

Forensic Analytics and the search for "robust" solutions

Happy New Year!

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

Big Data

Negatives, double negatives, and "hardly"

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

Linguistics

Prescriptive Prescription

Today’s Prescription: When life throws you lemons, make lemon margaritas!” Here’s to you Mom! Thank you for everything!

Transformation's THING of Fire

Don’t be fooled by the photo. It’s been a tragic summer in the Northwest. For many, everything has changed. People, wildlife, vegetation… For families of fallen firefighters, life will always have a before and after reference 476 more words

Poetry

Natures Bounty Your Life Prescriptive Formulas Diabetes Support Packs

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