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On Words: “Behoove,” language, imagination, a discourse on rebellion

I just used the word “behoove” in a conversation. And no I wasn’t transported back to Victorian England. But it was an apropos use, for that apropos moment. What I realized, as soon as I stepped away from the discourse, … Continue reading

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On Words: Fake News, Opinionating Facts, Self-Deception, and the Demagoguery of Ideas

Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. John Adams I wonder what our esteemed second President would make of the … Continue reading

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On Words: Tolerance

Part of being an author is understanding the meaning, both literally and figuratively, of words. Now what does that exactly mean? Words carry a definition that Mr. Webster and the Oxford University have carefully curated for society so that we … Continue reading

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