Race and racism are absurd concepts Racism has become a vague, overly applied label utilizing a hugely contrived concept in an inexact, partisan way. The original and prevailing definition of racism was the belief that a race was inherently superior or inferior to another.
Essays are statements supporting a specific opinion or deduction with the convincing of the reader to take a specific action or believe a certain way the main intent.
I’m conflicted on Brexit. I tend towards favoring independence from multi national confederations, especially if they attempt to manage domestic affairs. It is my core belief that most problems are best addressed at the point of their origin by the people experiencing them. Economic downturns are natural economic adjustments that force people to adjust their […]
Europeans are fond of condescending to Americans. Among their more frequent condescensions is chuckling at, and seemingly benevolently excusing, our different approach to community, individuals and responsibilities to our being ,“A young country”. The implication is that we are naïve and lack the cultural past and history of governance to have learned that we simply […]
The very phrase ‘gun control’ is very unspecific. For this reason it is difficult to determine if one supports it, opposes it or supports certain aspects of it. The issue of gun control is really, like many issues, several issues or questions that intersect. Perhaps a more helpful way to look at the ‘issue’ is to break […]
As a self avowed, ‘right-winger’ I sometimes have to reflect on the necessity of the left wing. When I do I can not avoid the conclusion that the existence of the left, of collective thought, is vital to our social, economic and physical health as much as the existence of the right wing belief in […]
Seventy five years ago, other than the technological gap and dietary laws, there were huge cultural similarities in rural American Christians and most Muslims. We both valued a rigid familial structure with men and women in prescribed roles and youth honoring age. Even though most Christian faiths did not ban alcohol most did preach extremely […]
THE PLATITUDE: One of the most common platitudes thrown about and adopted by lots of well meaning folks is the ever noble sounding, “Think Global and Act Local”. The message is that we are to think of ourselves as part of a global community and of global problems and solutions foremost. When we have these […]