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Thoughts on the “other equality” – taking the idea of equality to the point of ridiculousness

Here’s a thought I had: Something that I think is getting out of control is the idea of “equality”.  What’s happened is that equality is being used for other motives than what it was intended for.  As I have said … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the effects of stuttering on King Charles I and the English Civil War

I have always speculated on the effect stuttering had for King Charles I.  Personally, I’m sure that it did have great impact on his character and on him as a person.  But an aspect of this, which I think is seldom … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the myth of the power of the U.S. President – government stagnation, the “tyranny of blame”, and other things

In a recent conversation I made an interesting statement: “I get a kick out of the power people think the President has.  They think the President can make all these changes, as if he can wave a wand and all the problems … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how females are continuing the mistake of their mothers before them . . . continuing the ‘failed sex’ and promoting alienation

Here’s a thought I had: In a previous article (“Thoughts on the ‘failed sex’ – how many female traits have failed – a hidden crisis of the American female“) I mentioned how the female has “failed”.  That is to say, the female … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how Old English riddles may of come from Norse Skaldic poetry

I’ve always felt that there was a similarity between Old English riddles and Norse Skaldic poetry.  Here’s are some thoughts on it: RELIGIOUS SKALDIC POETRY OF SWEDEN/DENMARK It seems to me, that what we call “Skaldic poetry” appears to originate from a religious form … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the education and qualification myths: the importance of conditions

The other day I was talking to someone.  They mentioned how, in a news report they heard, it was mentioned that the kids of other countries (China was mentioned) are more educated than ours in the U.S.  As a result, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Victorian cause for female low self-esteem in Western society: a failure of the Victorian mother???

Here’s a thought I had: While thinking one day I got on the subject of female low self-esteem, which I see examples of just about wherever I go.  I’ve known, for years, that a lot of it began with British … Continue reading

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