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Intolerant, Offensive, Jealous, Not Dead and Definer of Orthodoxy

Intolerant, Offensive, Jealous, Not Dead and Definer of Orthodoxy  “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.” Isaac Asimov, biochemist, prolific author, Humanist Manifesto signer I must confess, I am a … Continue reading

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Conservatives, Conserving the Constancies; What are They?

Conservatives, Conserving the Constancies; What are They? There exists a distinct difference between: Shepherds and hirelings Statesmen and statists Representatives and delegates One is not born perfectly virtuous. Acquiring a virtuous palette for what is right, true, noble, good, honest, … Continue reading

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When Virtue Takes a Free Fall: “Social Gospel” to Social-Ism.

When Virtue Takes a Free Fall: “Social Gospel” to Social-Ism. “Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.” ~Benjamin Franklin Virtue is defined as: intrinsic eminence, moral excellence, … Continue reading

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Sherlock Returns in The Case of Wilson, The Notorious Canary Trainer: Manipulating the Masses

Sherlock Returns in The Case of Wilson, The Notorious Canary Trainer: Manipulating the Masses  “The purpose of a university should be to make a son as unlike his father as possible.” “The University’s Part in Political Life”, March 1909 in … Continue reading

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Sherlock Returns in: The Case of the Misplaced Priorities

Sherlock Returns in: The Case of the Misplaced Priorities “Where He does not reign, She cannot shine.”   When Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) met his final rest, detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson lived on. After all, Holmes … Continue reading

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Experts. Verifying Credentials, Calling Their Bluff

Experts. Verifying Credentials, Calling Their Bluff Experts. Credentials or degrees do not a wise man make. “The LORD said to Moses, ‘How long will these people treat me with contempt? How long will they refuse to believe in me, in … Continue reading

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Noble Metals: The Purifying Catalysts Restoring Truth

Noble Metals: The Purifying Catalysts Restoring Truth Noble metals don’t conjoin, corrupt or compromise. In chemistry and in culture, the noble metals are those that do not alter their foundational virtues despite the environment in which they dwell. The Noble … Continue reading

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