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thinkspot Weekly Digest - July 14, 2022
In this issue of the thinkspot weekly digest, we have a wide variety of original art, poetry and music along with forum discussions and lively videos. We love what you’re creating! Thanks for...
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thinkspot Weekly Digest - July 21, 2022
In this issue of the thinkspot weekly digest, we have a movie trailer, several provocative forum discussions and lively videos. We love what you’re creating, and are especially interested in your...
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thinkspot Weekly Digest - July 28, 2022
In this issue of the thinkspot weekly digest, we have a wide variety of original art, poetry, and music along with forum discussions and lively videos. We love what you’re creating, and are...
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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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thinkspot Weekly Digest - Aug 11, 2022
In this issue of the thinkspot weekly digest, we have a short story, a music video, several interesting forum discussions and lively videos. We love what you’re creating, and are especially...
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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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thinkspot Weekly Digest - Aug 04, 2022
In this issue of the thinkspot weekly digest, we have a two short stories, original art, forum discussions and lively videos. We love what you’re creating, and are especially interested in your...
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On Learning to Keep My Mouth Shut
I had dinner with my twelve-year-old daughter alone last night. She’s the size of a ten-year-old, so it still surprises me when she says enlightened things. She told me there are things she can...
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Is An Upcoming Global Famine Crisis...
Is An Upcoming Global Famine Crisis Inevitable?Will Cannibalism Re-introduce The New Red Meat In The 21st Century? “Who controls the food supply controls the people; who controls the energy can...
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NATO — Most Dangerous Military Alliance on Planet
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (#NATO) and the arms industry that depends on it for billions in profits, has become the most aggressive and dangerous military alliance on the planet....
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ST GEORGE IN RETIREMENT SYNDROME ft. Douglas...
STREAMDOWNLOADNFTWelcome back the esteemed DOUGLAS MURRAY to the MU!This week with a certified BANGER on the subject of the very real, very dangerous, very SAD and very WIDESPREAD disease...ST...
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The "good fight" has failed!
The "good fight" hasn't stopped the far left, it has created the "group dynamics" that the far left claim existed in the first place.It's checkmate. The only "fight" is for individuals to get back...
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What is education?
What is education? What is its purpose? These are questions I’ve been asking myself for a few years now. I am not exceedingly intelligent. To be honest, I’m likely just barely average. I had an...
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Marriage is disincentivized
QuickieLet's just take this on face value:After being married for 2 years, a Billionare's wife cheats on him with his friend, another richer Billionaire.The husband, betrayed by both wife and...
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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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Protecting boys from sexploitation
Now here’s a funny thing. Take a look at this photo of the four people heading up Australia's Digital Platforms Regulators. The control of our county’s high tech online business is firmly in the...
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Rule By The Most Unwise – Very Progressive!
Rule By The Most Unwise – Very Progressive! Dear Friends,It seems to me, the unwise gleefully go where the wise know not to. The wise understand that no matter how wise, smart or learned they are,...
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19 Habits and Principles on Peak Performance...
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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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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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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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Whose Story Is This, Anyway?
< We All Get The Story Wrong >The Triune God, Creator and Sustainer of the universe, must be amused when philosophers, celebrity psychologists, actors, televangelists and politicians invite...
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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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RIchard and Ophelia Go to Vegas
There he was; hung over, naked, spooning a woman and palming her very large breast. Given the size of the cupping, he was immediately aware that it was not Hayley he was pressed up against. They...
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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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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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Fascist Propaganda Media Is Using The Sandy...
Alex Jones is on trial in a defamation case launched by the parents of the children killed in the Sandy Hook shooting. Trials and other legal proceedings bore me so I won't go into details about...
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Donald Douglas
After having, taken, a more personal turn on my thesis/research project. I find it fitting that now, both the subject of this blog and my project get to collide in an interesting way. That being...
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If You Are Lost... --variant on short story...
If You Are Lost… BySean Valdrow He hurt her too badly. She had to go now. Her mind detached, round and round she went as she climbed the spiral stair of the decrepit mansion. The...
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Lessons from NY Philosophers, A Tale of...
I recently went to a philosophy discussion here in Rochester, New York centering around an introductory reading on Eastern philosophy. When my turn came to summarize my impression of the reading I...
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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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The Problem with Data is the Datum
Data, as we all know, has become this thing where everyone accepts the data as fact.What no one ever seems to do is question those inputting the datum. If it is AI, well, it is artificial, and I...
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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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Competitive Democracy and Community Democracy
Democracy is currently a competitive sport. It has teams, rules, and goals. It's winner-take-all, so the stakes are high. In many ways, sports are domesticated variant of warfare. Being a child...
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Politics Is Not A Game
“Freedom has its life in the hearts, the actions, the spirit of men and so it must be daily earned and refreshed – else like a flower cut from its life-giving roots, it will wither and die.” –...
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Chinese Inventions: The Compass, Gunpowder
China became wholly obsessed with race, ethnicity, and identity politics to a degree not yet realized in the present-day West; although thanks to the Theorists, we are well on the way.Chinese...
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Pity the Cowardly Lion
(I am composing on a mobile, without the text options available on the hi-res site, so please bear with it. I will use quotation marks in place of italics wherever necessary.)Let's call to mind the...
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20220719: Nose To The Grindstone
I'm working on a project and have been really putting my nose to the grindstone to get it done. I'm happy with the progress so far, the big test comes Thursday; so keep me in your prayers and wish...
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De la târnăcop și lopată până la doctorat
Pe când aveam 17 ani, în timp ce colegii mei din generală făceau liceul, eu m-am văzut într-o țară străină, înconjurat de circumstanțe care m-au împiedicat să-l termin. Dintr-un elev care mergea la...
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Sovereign vs Civilized
Magic mushrooms are the most powerful plant medicine in the world and have a very wide variety of uses, they are not only great for healing those who are sick, but also for enhancing those who are...
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God is eternally unconscious. Devoid of the...
The blowing wind brings a rain to the dry desert; a salvation so intense, so beautiful, the animals weep, only begging to know whom they must thank.Is it the blowing wind that gave them their...
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The Biological Roots of Knowledge: Sin and...
We are, in a real sense, still a single-celled organism: we abide by the rules for which that unity came to exist, how it continues to exist, and what it means to exist. Autopoiesis is the term...
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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,...
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TRUTH & JUSTICE - Marcus Aurelius & Akira The...
From the album MEDITATIONS VOl. 1, back the IGG campaign today and own it on VINYL!!!
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20220727: Visits
My brother and his family are in town visiting (from Texas). I always enjoy visits from family and friends who are out-of-state: the kids seem to grow like weeds and it's always fun catching up. ...
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Teaching the teachers to be Woke
As part of graduation and certification requirements. Postmodern Critique of Liberal Education | Pope Lecture 2019 | Stephen HicksThis lecture took place at Clemson University on October 30, 2019....
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Our Unjust Legal System
Our Unjust Legal System Dear Friends,It seems to me… our court system is rotten to the marrow. I should think, even a corrupt court system would attempt to maintain the appearance of impartiality,...
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Lessons from NY Philosophers, A Tale of...
So why would one use this paradigm at all? Using language as a paradigm opens a bridge between science, religion, spirituality, philosophy, etc.., and in a way that can be made mathematically...
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The Sightless Ones
Would you stand at the final thresholdAnd into the blinding light behold? If all your perceptions the flames consume, Would you live sightless till new eyes...
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20220713: Teething Pains
A national chain restaurant just opened up near me and my wife suggested we go there for dinner. The food was excellent (although I had to have my pork chops re-fired, you don't serve pork chops...
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Salmon and Dams Prosper in Harmony
This year's salmon run destroys the Democrat narrative!Washington salmon fishermen are practically giddy with excitement over the massive sockeye salmon return this year. We are having the “biggest...
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20220723: Season Three, 30th Episode!!!
The thirtieth episode of Season Three of my video podcast, "The Integrated Man", is now out! The episode is entitled: "S3E30: Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, Setbacks, And Overcoming Adversity",...
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20220714: Fending For Myself
My wife is taking a short trip to visit family in the Midwest; leaving me to "fend for myself" (and the dog). She texted me from the airport and I responded But...who'll feed me? I like to poke...
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20220726: Good Ol' Fashioned "Play"
Our dog is quite large (a Great Pyrenees at 85 lbs. and still growing) and can't really play with small dogs. Our friend brings her Rhodesian Ridgeback over every now-and-then and they play and...
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How to build a hydrogen bomb (in three easy...
Back to Belief. Belief is the action of the mind that does not know. It is not the action of a mind that knows. You might say it is the action of the mind that wants to know. When we believe, we...
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20220715: Over And Done With
I try to follow a Christian understanding of humility, non-judgementality, and respect for everyone's challenges. Yeah, over and done with that! These people (I won't say who) are obviously using...
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20220718: PT, Rehabilitation, Setbacks, And...
(Wow, long title): Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation after a major surgery can be very long and drawn out; and there are always setbacks and obstacles to overcome. We'll discuss in the next...
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A Win for Healthy Forests
Today’s topic is of vital importance to every county in Washington state that has Department of Natural Resource forest lands. The recent July 21 Washington Supreme Court ruling in Conservation...
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20220717: Season Three, 29th Episode!!!
The twenty ninth episode of Season Three of my video podcast, "The Integrated Man", is now out! The episode is entitled: "S3E29: Suffer Fools", where we look at the difference between tolerance and...
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My Short Story in Bards & Sages!
Amazon - Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2022)Bards and Sages Quarterly (July 2022) by Gregory Alan Burhoe, John Didday, Peter M. Floyd, Charlotte H. Lee, Susan Meyer, Carol Scheina, KT Wagner,...
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Lessons from NY Philosophers, A Tale of...
In physics one way of making progress on a new phenomena is to treat it like something familiar and make adjustments from there. You use what’s already known as a descriptive language of what is...
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Dark Prince - Part Two
Music has played an integral role in the development of Jacqueline Hart Citizen Part One.One of our most influential musicians has been Atrey. Scroll on to find out why --> You can find out more...
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20220722: Muscle Memory
Muscle memory isn't about your muscles retaining "thoughts", it's about the brain learning about repetitious behavior and mapping these to "memory" so that future actions are more automatic. ...
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20220720: Traveling
Traveling to handle a project I'm working on - pray for me and wish me luck! :-)
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The Work in Progress
Hell was catapulted into our senses from a visage not quite understood. This engulfing panorama and the reek of sulphur descended from some other plane like a sizzling of synapses in a drug induced...
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20220716: Forcing Your Hand
To force someone's hand is to get them to act or speak prematurely or unwillingly or to do something they weren't otherwise inclined to do. For me, it's come to this: the actions of others is...
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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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Que devez-vous savoir sur la dépannage auto ?
Possédez-vous ou exploitez-vous une voiture dans la région de Paris en France ? Si vous ne l'avez pas déjà fait, vous aurez sans aucun doute besoin d'un atelier de réparation automobile digne de...
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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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We are more unified than we believe.
"I cannot say anything which hasn't already been said before. I cannot dream for that which my neighbors' neighbor hasn't also imagined. Even if we all thought the same, how would we ever...
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20220721: 580/24
My project required me driving a total of 580 miles in less than 24 hours! Ugh, but it was worth it. Price of gas is coming down a little bit, but still tough to bear... :-)
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Short Story Contest Entry -- "The Zombi...
TheZombie ShipwreckHeist Synopsis:The stoolie stashed the thumb drive in the kid’s ship model. The boss needs it back and sends in the Mook. “I seen him do it, boss. Stuffed it in the kid’s...
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Join the DTDJO monthly newsletter,...
(The following is a response to progressforAmerica.us from the DaamnTalkDJO weekly newsletter) email daamnkam@gmail.com to sign up!It's such a coincidence that We opened your message Today-of all...
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WANT HOPE? GET STEFAN MOLYNEUX'S NEW BOOK 'THE...
Everything we sacrifice to make real is revealed in my stunning new book...Available for supporters at:https://freedomain.locals.com
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Bourgeois Overproduction and the Problem of...
"A society can only handle so much of a bourgeoisie. It's going to be a breeding ground for resentment, envy, hate, and hot takes that are going to start dragging society down at the level of the...
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20220724: Paying The Price
My wife begged out of the weekly trip we make to the national "warehouse" store for groceries. No problem, I tell her; I can handle it alone. I then proceeded directly to the nearby restaurant...
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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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20220801: Double Entendre
We seem to love double entendres. That there can be a very obvious "plain" understanding, but also a very devious (usually sexually derived) second understanding gives us great joy that we are...
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Prison
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20220805: Frustration
Frustration is a feeling or emotion arising from an obstruction of a goal, usually because of reasons that are unknown, unusual, or appear to be more than mere coincidence or otherwise...
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Poem: Befriending the monster
PC: reader's digestHumbled, I stumbleI let myself, first-For when you list my flaws,I‘ll likely name worseIf attention is precious-productivity too,My priorities can’t include fighting with...
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20220725: Timeframe
The environmentalist says: "OMG! The temperature [in TIMEFRAME A] just went up 20 degrees (F)!" Says I: "Relax, the temperature in SWFL always swings from 60 to 80 from 2AM to 2PM, it'll swing...
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5 Reasons Custom Jewelry Makes the Perfect Gift
Buying your loved one fine jewelry is a classic way to show how much you care. More than an added sparkle or accessory, custom jewelry is a significant gift for your loved one. The best gifts are...
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20220728: Out-The-Window
Well, my schedule/plans are out-the-window, but in a good way. My brother is visiting from TX and my daughter is flying in from WA; I have a video podcast to write, record, edit, and post, and we...
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Putting the Fun back in the fundamental
The road below the window is utterly silent for only two hours each day, between one and three A.M. It is a state highway. Not an interstate highway, where we might expect the whoosh of passing...
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20220729: Triage Vs. Prioritize
When you have too many demands on you (and only so many hours in the day), you have to prioritize knowing that some of the demands may get addressed too late. This is similar to triage (medical...
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The Washington Crime Clock
Did you see the Washington Crime Clock? It’s a visual representation of the crime rate in Washington for the worst offenses, and is on page 11 of the Crime in Washington 2021 Report from the...
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20220730: Who To Lean On
As I slowly emerge from a scheduling nightmare (mostly of my own making), I realize that in times like these, I rely on the patience and forbearance of family and friends. I'm very thankful.
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The Washington Crime Clock
Did you see the Washington Crime Clock? It’s a visual representation of the crime rate in Washington for the worst offenses, and is on page 11 of the Crime in Washington 2021 Report from the...
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Where Do You Source News Reports, and Why Does...
Note that I've asked about reports, and not opinion, commentary, etc.This week I asked someone this question, and he gave me the name of a far right-leaning political pundit with a podcast. This...
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Helping Someone Get Through a Stressful Event
Loss of a jobChanging jobsSeparation or divorceDeath of a loved oneMoving Serious illness or injuryThese are among life's most stressful events. Humans are remarkably resilient, and we're usually...
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Greedy for blessings
If Enlightenment were a virtue, it would be as Greed is a sin. Greed is the sin we most commonly accuse others of committing without ever finding it in ourselves. This is unfortunate because we...
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“Cruella” Kamala “de Vil” Harris, First...
Say what? Is Cruella Kamala being prepared and groomed to become the first female American President? While it would be fantastic to have our first female president of the United States reaching...
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Uhura is dead.
Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on 'Star Trek,' dies at 89Nichols broke ground and paved the way for Black actors in Hollywood as Uhura. Her castmate George Tak
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Cain and Abel and the Vegan Metaverse
Yesterday a conversation I had on YouTube was disappeared by the dark overlords that controls our minds at this time in history.Now there was no offences in the conversation that YouTube deleted,...
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Absolutely Worth the Money: Crew & Axel...
Aren’t you tired of pumping your paddle boards by hand? You might want to switch to electric pumps since they are a superior option than manual pumps. Crew & Axel provides a high-quality electric...
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3 of the Best Paddle Boarding Spots Around NYC
New York City and the surrounding areas are full of paddle boarding opportunities. The city is a treasure trove of waterways ready to be explored on an inflatable paddle board. Of course, NYC’s...
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20220804: Emotional Energy
The emotional energy (or even, mental energy) required to get through all of the daily decisions you make can be sapped by one obstruction - for example, waiting on an expected response. This...
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Dr. Ryan Cole. The World Has Been Spiked | Dr....
Dr Ryan Cole. The World Has Been Spiked ‣ Dr Mark TrozziDr Ryan Cole is one of the top experts on the effects of the so-called covid "vaccines" on the human body. Here is his up-to-date exposition...