Category Archives: Musings

Hermenteutics Of Meanness

The more I look around the world, and see the issues that exist in communication, the more I become aware that the absence of the hermeneutic of charity is one of the most essential aspects of the problems that we … Continue reading

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Don’t Feed The Dialectic

On December 4, 2014, a man named Eric Garner was put into a chokehold by an NYPD officer, and his dying gasps saying that he couldn’t breathe were videotaped by a bystander and provoked a great deal of unrest related … Continue reading

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The Hidden Power Of Assumptions

It has never surprised me that Abraham Lincoln was so deeply interested as an adult in Euclidian geometry.  Admittedly, few people share that fascination as geometry is viewed frequently as being deadly dull.  But there is one essential thing that … Continue reading

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Is Creativity A Blessing Or A Curse?

I often find myself wondering whether creativity is a blessing or a curse.  Frequently I come up with ideas of something that would be worthwhile in some particular situation despite lacking the skills to always implement such an idea myself.  … Continue reading

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On The Politics Of Worry

One of the most fascinating aspects of the Coronavirus that I have seen is the way that the interests of many religious leaders and political leaders has coalesced into a shared interest in leading people to worry while at the … Continue reading

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To Justify Is Human

The capacity for self-justification is one of those universal human tendencies which frequently causes us problems as human beings.  As someone who has a not insignificant portion of this particular quality, I do not comment on the issue in order … Continue reading

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The Gallant Logistician

One of the more lamentably common aspects of reading about the Civil War is the massive inferiority that the Confederacy had with regards to logistics.  While it has been fashionable among Lost Cause narratives to blame the Civil War on … Continue reading

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The Honor Of Oathbreakers

What is the importance of an oath?  There are certain groups of people who are required at certain points of their lives to take oaths.  For example, people who marry take wedding vows in which they promise to love and … Continue reading

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The Problems At The Base Of It All

One of the most obvious aspects of our world is the fundamental problem that we have when two people do not agree on the same authorities.  Ultimately, for two people to be agreed they must have a wide degree of … Continue reading

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Snitch Or Whistleblower?

A few days ago I did a podcast on Tekashi 6ix9ine as a hero of the charts for having informed on the way that the Billboard charts worked, giving estimates of chart points and positions, from which acquaintances of mine … Continue reading

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