August 12, 2022
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On Trees, Butterflies, and Powerful People

“If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear, does it make a sound?” This old question challenged the minds of people who gathered in living rooms before Netflix and Amazon Prime existed. It is still fun to ponder. Sound is a vibration...

The Source of Americans’ Hatred

Why is there so much hatred in America today? The main cause, I submit, is that the communications media have encouraged it. That wasn’t always the case. In our grandparents’ day such encouragement was almost nonexistent. The TV (or radio) news...

Egotism and the Abuse of Discourse

NBA stars Lebron James and Kevin Durant did an ESPN podcast. James opined that Trump “doesn’t understand the people and really don’t [sic] give a #X%@# about the people.” Durant wrestled with a hardwood metaphor: “our country is not ran [sic] by a...