This is why people get mad at me for being nit-picky on the words I use and the words others use. “The slovenliness of our language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts.” – George Orwell The words we use make a difference. Their denotation (definition) and their connotation (a possible suggestion or […]Read more "Understanding past language"
There’s a meme that I saw the other day that I get, but I also see thinking that may not have gone far enough. Person #1: How come… Black pride = ok Mexican pride = ok Asian pride = ok Muslim pride = ok White pride = racist Person #2: Because: Black = African culture […]Read more "White pride = racist?"
I used to consider myself Christian and even with that I always had my issues with the bible and religion. Now, my beliefs and disbeliefs are more prominent in the narrative of my life. Because of that many people seem to think I don’t know the bible or the faith and many people think I […]Read more "Prayer and Faith Are Not Enough"
I think many of us are doing things which are not helping us. Some of those may include one, many, or all of the following… reading headlines only instead of the actual articles believing headlines uncritically not taking into account the bias or sensationalism of the source of those headlines watching videos exclusively and getting […]Read more "Some things which may not be helping us"
spurred by… “Ok folks, here’s what REALLY happened in Charlottesville – and what everyone is missing” By Allen West 10:11pm August 13, 2017 [If you want to read it feel free to search for it because I will not provide a link to support it] First of all before even going into anything else… to […]Read more "What is a statue for?"
I have a problem with the term “white nationalist”, it’s white supremacist. White supremacy is the threat. America is not a white nation and it should not be. For people to want America to be white that is supremacy not nationalistic.Read more "Its not white nationalism."
Just watched Umar Johnson on Roland Martin’s show. 1. He doesn’t seem to work with anyone or want anyone to be an equal. It seems like everyone has to be below him or working for him. 2. His attitude seems to be that “I am never wrong, and if you think I was wrong it’s […]Read more "Umar Johnson on Roland Martin"
Wondering… before big box and chain stores how many more mom and pop stores were there? We’re there office supply stores in every city/town? Hardware stores? Pharmacies? Toystores? Electronic stores? Etc. And come to think of it, it’s not just the Walmart and McDonalds, but also cars and personal transportation that plays a role as […]Read more "2017-0517"
People like Donald Trump have others thinking that products from China or any other country are inherently low quality and possibly harmful. They have some people so wound up that they either fail to realize, or fail to remember, that is it your fellow Americans like Donald Trump who are not just outsourcing production to […]Read more "How is American better?"
You know it’s kind of funny to me (after being annoying) that people complain so much about entitlement. Maybe life has just taught me different than other people. Because there is one lesson that keeps hitting me recently. Yes, you will more often than not, not get what you haven’t worked for, but also even […]Read more "Getting what we deserve is like dessert."