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You may have seen the police come into your neighborhood and have not been pleased with their methods. It's also ...
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From its very founding, the architects of a successful republic have to get certain things right in order for the ...
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/ / 04: Governance
Warning: the following discourse is politically incorrect to the n-th degree, and may be offensive to quite a few Americans ...
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Baseball – the only sport where the defense starts with the ball – is in full swing. There are only ...
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Author: Source: Comments:This timeless dissertation reminds us that one of the factors that cause Americans (or people of any culture) ...
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Author: Source: Comments:This young woman is remarkable for her intelligence, her presence, the elegant simplicity with which she speaks, and ...
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The history of America’s evolution as a Republic, while seemingly haphazard, actually shows an intriguing pattern. If we rewind the ...
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/ / 14: Wild Cards
Author: Source: Comments:According to a #GallupPoll released this week, over 25% of Americans admit they know nothing about #Juneteenth. Dr. Rodney Coates, professor ...
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Lots of people consider the news industry cynical and committed to pandering to the lowest common intellectual denominator. But few ...
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Overheard:“Global warming and climate change will be the biggest existential threats that human society has ever faced.”“Global warming is a ...
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Stop Calling Them “Theories.” They’re Not.

Stories in the popular press these days abound with references to "conspiracy theories." It seems that every time some fringe group or some eccentric individual makes some wild, unsubstantiated claim, we have a new "theory." Actually, we don't. . . .

How to Write a Dynamite Blog Article

If you're called upon to write an online article, a news item, or a discussion piece, follow these 17 guidelines for readability and impact. This 4-minute read will make you a better online writer. . . .

The First Refusal

Author: Source: Comments: A thoughtful piece on the impact and intrusion of portable technology on our lives. Walter Kirn is a novelist and essayist. Link: https://walterkirn.substack.com/p/the-first-refusal Views: 108 . . .

Did a Teacher Change Your Life?

As you consider your own K-12 school years and your undergraduate college or graduate school experiences, if you continued with your education, who were the teachers that really mattered to you? Who were the ones who made your learning journey interesting, safe, even fun? Who were the ones who supported your efforts to master tough subjects? Who were the teachers who listened as you talked about your goals, career aspirations, and dreams? Who helped you shift from one possible career path to the one you're on now? Who were the ones who gave you encouragement, praise, and even tough love, . . .

Sexual Politics: How Not to Seduce Somebody

A hypothetical conversation between the updated version of my  'Sixties self and a modern woman, negotiating the terms of a mutually acceptable sexual experience. . . .

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