Exploring …We shall not cease from exploration, And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time… T. S. Eliot – link to entire poem, “Little Gidding”
Racism is the commitment to the opinion that every member of a race possesses the positive or negative characteristics observed in some members. Thus a racist may consider one race superior to others. In my personal experience that consideration is not true. It is faulty logic like: all crows are black; crows are birds; thus, … Read moreRacism: failure-to-evolve
I believe that our republic was established to protect individual rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness as granted by God (believed to be the beneficial but anonymous source of life) to each of us. Subsequently the governments within the republic were established to protect us; from infringing on the rights of others … Read moreGood Citizens
I read good reviews of John Steinbeck’s letter of fatherly advice to his son and finally found it HERE . I was surprised to see that it was written on my 13th birthday. His son Thomas was born in 1944, a year before me and was raised in boarding schools, as was I. I have … Read moreAmorous Love – John Steinbeck’s Letter to his Son
When I exposed my socialistic leanings to my Uncle Baldy, a banker, I was in my late teens and enamored with ladies of the left and the ideas they liked. He responded explained that the current problems were a by-product of creeping socialism. Interesting that what he said has stuck with me for decades. During … Read moreChanging
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