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Archive for the month “November, 2013”

You know what the problem is?

You know what makes me sick?  You know what makes me so mad I want to invent underpants for cattle – just so I can give a rodeo bull a wedgie? -Earl Pitts

Growing up I remember hearing the daily rant of Earl Pitts on the radio. It always started with the phrase “You know what makes me sick?” followed by a ridiculous phrase highlighting what he wanted to do due to his extreme frustration.

Our culture is amused by TV talking heads and radio personalities who vent their frustrations and give their advice on how to fix everything that is wrong. Think about it, when is the last time you heard a story on CNN or FOX that didn’t have a “problem” as it’s topic? (I’m sure there are some, but they are the exception to the rule.) Read more…

Beware the Straw Man!

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There are a lot of reasons in this life for people to disagree. We are all different. We have different convictions, tastes, attitudes, feelings, likes, dislikes, etc. For this reason we also have a lot of labels that define (roughly) us categorically. Read more…

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