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Empathizing with a mother's impossible choice
I just read Heather Heying's most recent Substack article presenting a mother's letter and was inspired to write this poem. I hope it can offer some comfort that there are many like me who feel for...
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Revolution in evolution
During the last few years there was a flood of publications describing how the loss of genes was fuelling evolution. It appears that as a result of gene losses new features and adaptations had been...
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Why men kill themselves
Over twenty years ago, federal member of parliament Greg Wilton took his own life. The tragedy was the culmination of a series of events which highlight how poorly we deal with vulnerable men....
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SPECIAL WEEKEND THOUGHT: 👉 Guarding God's...
“The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it? ‘I the Lord search the heart and examine the mind, to reward each person according to their conduct, according to...
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Shameful star chambers
In a recent judgement about a sexual misconduct case at Cornell University the judge compared the campus disciplinary committees to the infamous English Star Chambers. He warned that “these threats...
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The Rope-dancer
In the shards of my fragmented soul I seeWicked faces of humanity grinning back at me.When unsought darkness, from chains, breaks free,Unmet selves come flying at me.Led by shadows own in trap or...
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19 Habits and Principles on Peak Performance...
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What Rippaverse Comics Says About the Comic...
Eric D July is a Libertarian Commentator who mostly addresses comic book culture on YouTube. His success led to him working on Glenn Beck's Blaze TV. Most recently, July decided to stop talking...
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Ayn Rand at *The Internet Encyclopedia of...
I wrote the article on novelist-philosopher Ayn Rand for *The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy*. “Ayn Rand” — revised Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy article – Stephen Hicks, Ph.D.I wrote...
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The Age of Liars
ElonedLast night Tesla's earnings and recent stats were announced for the quarter. Among the information presented was his selling of bitcoin- 75% of it around 29K.Now, I know that he had...
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A Warning To Jordan Peterson
I do not want to write this. I have a great deal of respect for Doctor Peterson. If it was not for him, I would not be the man I am today. I would still be the lost, miserable, and resentful person...
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Beach Bumming and Higher Order Knowledge, Part 1
The philosophy I grew up with was one of discipline and hard work; hard work being the metric to be maximized. In this case I take discipline to be the cognitive resource which enables an...
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Meta [FB] Issues Sanctions
As per, FB stacks up so-called breaches & sanctions against users with its algorithms. It alleged I was in breach with some comment I made but wouldn't specify exactly what I said which triggered...
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Acorn
Acorn | Watercolor, gouache, color pencil, pencil, and crayon on paper | 9x7.4 inches (23 x 19 cm)It was a blue morning. I sat on the bed for a while even though I was fully awake. It'll be over...
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Short Story Contest Entry -- "When The Devil...
When the Devil Stole the Bowler’s Bride A long time ago, in a land far away, a common tradesman’s bride vanishes on the day of their wedding. He must use all his wits to find her and risk...
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Mobile Disasters
Mobile Disasters Dear Friends,It seems to me, whenever I listen to the expert class explaining why the world is so bad, all I hear is a half wit whining, “I shot myself in the stomach, three times…...
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PARENTAL GUILT TRIPS! Rapidfire Philosophy!
Philosopher Stefan Molyneux takes on donor questions on a powerful livestream 31 7 2022Please help support the...
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20220731: Season Three, 31st Episode!!!
The thirty-first episode of Season Three of my video podcast, "The Integrated Man", is now out! The episode is entitled: "S3E31: Upon Further Review", where I review the original concept for The...
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The Rooster Rider -- Amazon Review
5.0 out of 5 stars A delightful journey for a rainy afternoon.Reviewed in the United States on August 9, 2022Verified PurchaseThis is the perfect adventure for book lovers of all ages. It is full...
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Question for Jordan Peterson, on the "Gentle...
Where does one draw the line between the gentle monster, and "turning the other cheek"?I spent most of my life "turning the other cheek" and it did not get me very far. Now I am adopting the...
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Scientific racism
At present in America and Europe we witness countless demonstrations against racism. There are many causes of racism, but to one of the most important belongs scientific racism. In fact,...
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Who Writes History?
Who Writes History?Dear Friends,It seems to me, the term, “the victors write the history,” is as pernicious as it is nihilistic. The adage doesn’t inform, it gives permission. Because lets face it,...