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The purpose of attaining and asserting dominance in any realm, is to avoid accountability.

In the past month, I read a few very interesting articles on what appears to be an aristocracy in America. First, there is “The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy”, a long, thorough accounting of how a wealthy aristocracy came to be in modern-day America. …

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How an open mind can clear the way for gratitude.

I just finished watching the HBO documentary, “The Bee Gees — How Can You Mend A Broken Heart”. I enjoyed the entire documentary. I especially liked learning that their falsetto singing style was improvised and adopted later in their career in pursuit of a new sound. …

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Neither party is really in favor of free markets. At least one party is honest about their desire to manage the economy.

The same dynamic plays out in every debate between Democrats and Republicans. Republicans say that they are the party of freedom and economic opportunity. Then they call Democrats “socialist” as if that word were a pejorative when it’s not. Republicans like to tell us that they don’t want centralized control…

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Deliver me from temptation.

It’s easy to look around and find something to be unhappy about. Inflation? Check. Kyle Rittenhouse? Check. Trump is still loose on the streets? Check. The billionaire space race? Check. Paul Gosar is still in Congress? Check. Still waiting for the Democrats to kill the filibuster? Check.

On a wider…

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Husband, father, worker, philosopher, and observer. Plumbing the depths of consciousness to find the spring of happiness. Write on.

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