What Good is Liberty?

A friend and I were hiking up behind my place. "Can I ask you a really offensive question? I feel we are good enough friends now, but I don't want you to take it wrong" "Sure!" I mentally prepare myself for some helpful criticism that might sting. Or maybe she was going to ask me …

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Liberty Regaled

" . . . it belied, or at least undermined, the whole disestablishmentarian cachet of your vaunted non-existence."~ Something written to me after a flippant remark of mine These words ruled 2020. I felt called out as a hypocrite. Part of me wished to scream, "But I'm not vaunting anything. I'm searching!" A deeper park …

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#FakeNews Is a Myth, Change My Mind: Statistics and Other Cop-Outs

It's been common to say that those whom we disagree with are spreaders of lies. Especially when it comes to matters of social justice and politics. In the States, there is this fiery line between Fox News and CNN with little space for no-man's land. And then those who try to make space are often …

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Legalized Dreams And Other Violations

For the typical American, ages sixteen to eighteen are the transition years—the years where we leave the freedom of childhood to embrace the responsibilities of adulthood. We leave our playful dreams and accept society's expectations, to choose a university that will offer some degree of "approved" value. We forget the liberties of the American Dream …

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