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Book Review: Super Hero Ethics by Travis Smith

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If you are a fan of Joseph Campbell’s the hero’s journey philosophy you are going to enjoy the book, Super Hero Ethics. The author, Travis Smith, gives the reader an in depth discussion about the purposes and meanings of some of … Continue reading

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On Words: Gaslighting

Gaslighting is a form of manipulation that seeks to sow seeds of doubt in a targeted individual or in members of a targeted group, hoping to make them question their own memory, perception, and sanity. Using persistent denial, misdirection, contradiction, and lying, it attempts to destabilize the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Murder on the Left Bank by Cara Black

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Number #18 in the Aimee Leduc Investigation series, finds Aimee happily engaged in the everyday, mundane work preventing software hacking, and systemic meltdowns. She, and her business partner have an new arrangement… no more violent, volatile and life threatening cases. … Continue reading

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On Words: Pathetic

Defined: causing or evoking pity, sympathetic sadness, sorrow, etc.;  affecting or moving the emotions. pertaining to or caused by the emotions. miserably or contemptibly inadequate Truth is that the word pathetic elicits some additional feelings  other than explained in the official definition. While, it is possible that the word can invoke some sympathy for people, more likely than not, the … Continue reading

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Lifestyle: Money can’t buy happiness-bullshit

I have been looking for a way to up my game on a daily basis, so I decided to look into some self-improvement classes. I really like the site Coursera for on-line courses. You can take classes from liberal arts, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Tug Wyler Mysteries by Andy Siegel

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The word “hero” conjures up many manifestations of life saving, daring do, 6-feet-tall-navy-SEAL-firefighter-commandos. What the word “hero” doesn’t bring to mind is a malpractice lawyer.  When you hear those words what you see instead is a  stereotypical ambulance chaser, with … Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Day

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