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Extraordinary writing from an extraordinary man: Reexamining MLK’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.”

When I was in college, I took a course on rhetoric and debate in 20th century America. In it, we looked at numerous famous speeches made by famous people: Lincoln, Jefferson, King, etc. 704 more words

Resolving the Neural Substrates of the Social Brain

Knowing when and how to respond appropriately to social situations is an intractable problem to an infant which incredibly becomes more and more solvable as we age. 612 more words


Women - the better halves!

Parenting has its gift of insights.

Yesterday, while with the family, a small incident led me to think about how important the role of a woman is in life… 461 more words




(2000’s | “embarrassing,” “appalling,” “repellent,” “disgraceful”)

The reason the word is so effective is that cringing is a very strong, primal reaction of instinctive avoidance. 492 more words


Well Informed or Well Read???

The newspaper guy knocked on the door. Bill time, I said. My wife made a mild protest – why buy a newspaper when you can read things online or use phone apps. 625 more words


You're Better Off Not Telling Lies

I was born in 1976 which, for all of you history buffs out there, is a fairly significant date in our country’s history. That particular year was the 200th anniversary of our nation, it’s bicentennial. 531 more words

The New Channel: Lush & Salty!

One of the many reasons I started this blog (way back in 2004) was to develop my skills in WordPress. Blogging had taken off as a ‘thing’ and I wanted in. 131 more words