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Free speech: the life-blood of equalism

On equalism.org.uk, we tie equalism closely in with ideas of liberty and free speech (e.g. JS Mills). There’s a major resource that greatly boosts our understanding of equalism and how we achieve it. 926 more words

Equalism In General

Traditional, Eccentric or Colorful...

Southern women are traditional, eccentric or colorful creatures; sometimes we are just one or the other- a straight up Traditional, an Eccentric, or a Colorful Southern woman-though sometimes you will run across an… 338 more words

Alabama Lifestyle

Be Humble 8-28-16

In this sermon, based on Luke 14:1, 7-14, I explore an odd little encounter where Jesus seems to offer shrewd advice on how to gain public honor. 1,723 more words

Pastor Scott Dalen


Bad rubbish goodbye
Never no good at it ever
Stare out plush hearthrug
Such sweet sweet sorrow
(Axminster willow pattern
coolie on rickety bridge)
Observe the niceties now… 63 more words


Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman

Britt-Marie is a woman with challenges. A bit OCD, a bit unaware of social graces, a bit awkward and overly straight forward – Britt-Marie is easily misunderstood. 324 more words


Complaints and Concerns

That bottom left one may be everyone in New England, every winter, when we don’t move out of the region. It’s a viable coping mechanism.

Social Graces

Presentations and Jokes

I was recently asked by someone if I thought it was necessary to tell jokes while presenting. While obviously it depends on the subject matter a bit, this is a classic “pick your way of being wrong” problem. 75 more words

Social Graces