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Thoughts on the ‘rights pit’ – using the principle of rights, politics, and the law, for personal problems

I found this article, most of which I wrote a long time ago, and which is rather interesting.  At first I wondered about it but I can see that there is a truth in it.  What its basically saying is … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the identity of black people: An example of identity misalignment???

In a recent conversation I spoke about a good example of what I call identity misalignment.  From about the 1990’s, or thereabouts, I began to feel that many (not all) black people, in the U.S. today, display this quality.  It … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “playing Civil Rights” – the abuse of a good idea

There is something which I call “playing Civil Rights“.  Basically, this is using Civil Rights to get your way or to get some advantage.  I have seen nothing but example after example of this in my life.  In some cases, … Continue reading

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On how a different point of view changed the whole context of an advertisement

Some time ago I saw an event that is similar to events I have seen many times before.  In this case, I was with someone looking at an advertisement in a magazine.  The advertisement showed two “minorities” (a black lady and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the so called gender gap, equality, and how the male and female are not the same type of person

I heard a thing this morning mentioning the so called ‘gender gap’.  To me, this is silly.  The ‘gender gap’ is assuming that the male and female are the same type of person.  The fact is that the male and … Continue reading

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