June 25, 2022

Tag: False Choices

A Land of Noise and Confusion

An old Scottish nursery rhyme suggests that names or in a more general sense, words can never hurt anyone. It misses the point that language can be carefully crafted to control and manipulate an entire population into a state of social conformity...

The Most Difficult Choice

“A long time ago a lighthouse sat along a dangerous stretch of coastline. A man was put in charge of this lighthouse. When he was first assigned as lighthouse keeper, he was given just enough fuel oil to last him one month, and he was told to keep...

The Unspoken Choice

Twenty years before Roe v. Wade rocked American culture those two names were extremely important to me. In 1953, Elwin Preacher Roe and Benjamin Wade were stalwarts on the Brooklyn Dodgers’ pitching staff. 
In the 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision, Norma...