Category Archives: Creative Thinking

Productive Silence?

Imagine if you wanted to avoid a popular subject. Say, a hit television program about a singing contest, or a reality adventure competition in which scantily clad participants vote people off the show? Intentional avoidance requires steering clear of news … Continue reading

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Why Not?

legal institution fear right true marriage hurt commitment church state wrong facts evidence important life benefits damage phobia civil separate equal responsibilities fundamental vision circumstance religious dignity politics afraid kids health debate protect sanctity social justice honest effort genuine respect … Continue reading

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US continues to bomb Libya

American planes attacked Libyan targets this week. ¬†Interestingly, this was days after the US wasn’t going to be doing that, supposedly. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, never an enthusiast for this third simultaneous U.S. conflict, pledged to Congress that America‚Äôs combat … Continue reading

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It’s a dog’s life

[ by Charles Cameron — cross-posted from ChicagoBoyz ]

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Happy Birthday, Emlyn, and Applause, xkcd

[ by Charles Cameron — cross-posted from Zenpundit ] * My son, Emlyn, turns sixteen today. He’s not terribly fond of computers to be honest — but he does follow xkcd with appreciation, as do I from time to time: … Continue reading

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Just Write

“Just write,” I was told. So, write is what I did. Sometimes, I just ramble on and on about things that don’t even make much sense to me. One standard instruction to writing students is, “Write what you know.” Maybe … Continue reading

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