Tag Archives: Entitlement

EVOLUTILN of a HOLIDAY – And a CULTURE

Halloween – All Hallows Eve: A Christianized old Celtic holiday intended to honor and pray for the dead one cares about. By the time we were growing up, it had morphed into a night for costume parties indoors and for … Continue reading

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The Ant, The Grasshopper and the Unintended Consequences of Entitlement

Older generations were raised with the legend of the Ant and the Grasshopper. Modern ones are raised with the legend of Entitlement. The divide in America is stark and cannot be crossed; it is a bottomless boundary between present and … Continue reading

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What Should “Equality” Really Mean In America?

Most are aware, if only vaguely, that our nation’s Founders were much against establishing a formal ruling class, any hereditary nobility as obtained in the Old World. Considerable discussion occurred around President Washington’s style in office, aimed at keeping American … Continue reading

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Channeling King Cnut…

His Majesty, Cnut the Great, King of England and Denmark and of the Norwegians and some of the Swedes is best known now for ordering the tides to roll back. His heirs in that sort of thing seem to include … Continue reading

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The New Meaning of: “Responsibility”

A French court has just sentenced a psychiatrist to a year in jail and 8,500 Euros damagesĀ for manslaughter because his patient of four years hacked an old man to death. The patient, while his doctor was being locked up, went … Continue reading

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Real Political Science 101

Government sometimes–usually unintentionally–puts its own reality in front of us with no deniability whatever, plausible or otherwise. Not often, mind you but it happens. It occurred again recently and the report was published as ‘Today’s Lesson” for us to enjoy… … Continue reading

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Reversed Racism Is the Cure for Racism? (Or Is It Just Revenge?)

Would you kindly explaing why something I do to you is intolerable while your doing the same thing to me is laudable? Or more specificly, why if I do it to you, it’s racism whereas if you do it to … Continue reading

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