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On Human Nature and Political Ideologies

This paragraph in the “Human Nature” chapter of my Introduction to Philosophy textbook speared me, considering the turmoil before, during and continuing after our most recent elections.  It’s a long paragraph so bear with me.  I’ll split it at points … Continue reading

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Media Feeding Fire of F.U.D.

Modesitt ~ The Media Supplied the Kindling – http://www.lemodesittjr.com/2016/09/25/the-media-supplied-the-kindling/ No surprise to me.  Politics and the media use fear to fuel their ratings.  Makes your decisions emotional instead of rational. Fight off the urge to cogitate in your hippocampus.

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D.W.M.

The Misogyny Card – http://www.lemodesittjr.com/2016/09/13/the-misogyny-card/ My husband and I have been arguing about presidential candidate voting most of this week.  I will not burden you with the details as I find it rude to discuss religion and politics in public. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Eye in the Sky

I watched Eye in the Sky several weeks ago and made sure my dad also watched it.  We (my ad and I) had to wait to discuss the movie with my uncle, a retired Air Force Colonel, until had a … Continue reading

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The Self-Made Myth — L.E. Modesitt, Jr.

I always savor the wisdom of Modesitt and I hope you don’t mind that I occasionally want to spread it around a bit with a reblog post here: It’s always baffled me how so many successful, usually white, usually male, … Continue reading

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Compromise is Not a Dirty Word

Outsiders – http://www.lemodesittjr.com/2015/10/13/outsiders/ A good quote from Modesitt’s post (click link above): “… without all the social and physical ‘infrastructure’ provided by American society and government, few if any of those successes would have been possible. Just having clean water … Continue reading

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History – Real and Fictional « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

http://www.lemodesittjr.com/2015/02/17/history-real-and-fictional/ Insights from Modesitt on believable world building. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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