Tag Archives: Trump

On Words: Complicit

Apparently the word of the year for 2017 is complicit.  choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act, especially with others This simply means that it is the word, according to Dictionary.com, that has had the most clicks over the year. Considering the hyper partisan-politicization of the US since the … Continue reading

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On Words: Abject Incredulous Stupidity

Abject: 1.utterly hopeless, miserable, humiliating, or wretched. 2.contemptible; despicable; base-spirited. 3.shamelessly servile; slavish. Incredulous skeptical; indicating or showing unbelief Stupidity beyond ignorant; dumbass; uneducated; lack of good sense or judgement In other words:  A state of human existence indicating a “Hopeless … Continue reading

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On Words: Honor

Much has been written about honor lately, most of it negative. Western society sees the concept of honor and they immediately prescribe “honor murders,” and the implications of a patriarchal society. The idea that a female, simply because of her … Continue reading

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On Words: Alternative Facts and Narratives…Lies, lies and damned lies

An important part of reading comprehension is determining what a fact is and what an opinion is. To understand more completely, let’s define each. A fact is a statement that is true and can be verified objectively, or proven. In … Continue reading

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On Words: Catastrophizing

Catastrophizing to view or talk about (an event or situation) as worse than it actually is, or as if it were a catastrophe    The new Trump Administration is to take the reigns of governance on Friday. Many are happy. … 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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