Here is the second part of THE SIN OF TAKING OURSELVES TOO SERIOUSLY. In THE SIN OF TAKING OURSELVES TOO SERIOUSLY — PART 1, we considered the center of the universe, the heart of a human being. Here we ask a question. Are We Better? Are we better than the Jews of Jeremiah's day? Love... Continue Reading →
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE DON’T LIKE WHAT THE MIRROR SHOWS US?
A toddler and a mirror (from here) Here is a comment from insanitybytes22 well worth sharing. insanitybytes22Sometimes it really feels as if we are just trapped in a narcissist’s funhouse hall of mirrors, Tom. That is where every reflection they see is simply a distortion of their own. This impeachment trial is the impeachment of at... Continue Reading →
WHEN HISTORY RHYMES
Lysander outside the walls of Athens, ordering their destruction. 19th century lithograph (from Lysander - Wikipedia) History Does Not Repeat Itself, But It Rhymes -- Origin uncertain.History Does Not Repeat Itself, But It Rhymes – Quote Investigator A new commenter, Graybeard (MAINTAINING DECORUM: WILL WE PRESERVE OUR TRADITION OF THE PEACEFUL TRANSITION OF PRESIDENTIAL POWER?... Continue Reading →
BEING HAPPY IN A DEEP, DARK, DANK AND DIRTY SWAMP
Swamp Creatures (from here, here, here, here, and here) Since I am something of a political junky, I spend too much time thinking about politics. If economics is the dismal science, then politics is a deep, dark, dank and dirty swamp, an elephant's graveyard and a certain kind of donkey's pastureland. Yet as hopeless as it seems, good men must... Continue Reading →