Clinging to the Past

What we have always known What is familiar These need not be comfortable Nor need they be good Nor remotely beneficial "The devil we know" These we are reluctant to release To leave behind and venture out Into the unknown ...

A provoking poem

When we no longer know what we believe, we believe in nothing and demonstrate Nietzche's concept of what would happen when we no longer have a sense of shame.   Modern Thinker’s Creed, by Steve Turner We believe in Marx, Freud,and Darwin ...

A very provoking thought (3)

How is this going to match up?        I'm sure if many of you thought about it you could come up with what I think about affirmative action programs.  Now we have the fluidity claims that cross gender and racial lines, that we must make...

Fun with words

I regret to say that the misuse of homonyms is one of the things that either sets my teeth on edge or sends me into fits of laughter.  When those homely homonyms best the minds of many.  So here are just a few to play with when having fun with words....

On the 241st anniversary

         On this date, in the evening the series of events came to a head and this land embarked on an entirely new venture.  One that had not been seen before.  One which had as its premise that men of good will and self-control could rightly order...

How's that?

Recently recorded interview with a bigtime celebrity, who was hosting a fundraising dinner for the candidate of his choice went like this: "Let me start with a dinner you co-hosted on Friday night. A big fundraiser, I know that you have planned for...