you will find that are only two basic belief systems: generosity to others and narrow systems of we are right and you are wrong. And all the major religions have many generous believers and far too many hateful believers.
I once was a mall Santa. That was quite an adventure, but I never did it again or wanted to. Believe it or not, I was told I was the best Santa at that mall. Apparently, some of the others werent good actors or just didnt like little kids.
Two party system is used almost as if it were were written in the Constitution. It is just a fiction of convenience. If you think about it, we had a de facto three party system in the middle of the Twentieth Century.
I apologize to my dozen readers for not submitting a column for last week. I was still in Internet purgatory and could not give you any further information about my accommodation to our surprises with cordless access.
Even as a so-so singer Ive been able to project my voice quite well. I remember once practicing in the farthest corner of the social hall at the UU Church on College Street and having somebody in the garage tell me they could hear my voice.
Interestingly, some of the same people who want their Freedom of Religion want to deny Freedom of Religion to others. For example, mandatory public school prayer. What form should a public prayer take to satisfy all faiths?
If you want moose, clear cut! We did see a few moose tracks about that time, but we havent seen any for years. It may be wishful thinking, but I think I saw a single moose track on one of our trails a week or two ago.
Many people and corporations complain that their freedoms are being taken away by this law or that law which restricts certain behavior. Are these smoke screens or do they have a point? Lets look at a few cases.
Christian or Christianity do not appear in it or the Constitution. The closest to a religious statement in either is We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator
Once upon a very bad time, market forces determined that a slave should work as many hours as the master required. These masters were so determined that they were right, they were willing to wage a bloody war to protect their interests.
The people of the world seem to be going wild with various ideologies that are harmful to others, and I need a break from writing about these foibles. So, why not write about wild animals Ive encountered?
Considering some of the shouting, one might think that politics has divided into two camps: government is bad and corporations are for the common good, or corporations are greedy and government is for the common good.