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Some thoughts on violence

I’ve received some feedback on Gin’s War (my third NaNoWriMo novel). It was useful feedback and I need to digest it before tackling how to address the issues and concerns it raised. However, one particular comment got me thinking. A … Continue reading

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Violence, Guns, and Personal Choices

Sam Harris . . . I am indebted to the man because I will no longer engage in debates about guns, violence, and gun control with anyone who has not read his ruminations on the subjects. Mr. Harris reflects nearly … Continue reading

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Why We Have No Discourse

One of the things I’ve heard lately is how “we ain’t go us no discourse” about guns and gun control.   “We needs us some discourse, but that summabich NRA is keeping us from getting us some sensible gun control!” … Continue reading

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It’s like looking in a mirror . . .

I came across these videos, and I was impressed . . . mostly because it’s like looking in a mirror.  Like hearing an echo  . . . Well . . . except this guy is not letting his anger show … Continue reading

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Violence, and Other Stuff

 . . . some say, me included, data and logic should play a major role in decision-making.   An informed decision has a greater chance at being the correct decision, as opposed to, for example, one based on emotions. Skeptics and … Continue reading

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