ETHICS, LOGICAL FALLACIES AND ANNIHILATION

April 25, 2016

ETHICS, LOGICAL FALLACIES AND ANNIHILATION  This is an important article. This is an important issue: legally killing human. With the event of capital punishment, society can legally kill a person. However, the justification for killing the person is the mixing together very specific standards and layers of human checks and balances and judgments. They system […]

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WELL, WHAT DO YOU MAKE OF THIS? ROBOTS, WORKERS AND A NEW WORLD

April 12, 2016

I just read this article. New McDonald’s In Phoenix Run Entirely By Robots,  http://newsexaminer.net/food/mcdonalds-to-open-restaurant-run-by-robots/ My first thought was, what do you expect? Workers have become over-priced in many service industries. Separate from that, a mountain of evidence shows that many are incompetent, priggish, slovenly, rude, drugged-out and lazy. So, what should industry do? Yet this development […]

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Administrative Moral Cowardice, Craven Teacher Unions and Foreseeable Vile Student Behavior

March 21, 2016

I just read the link to this article on www.powerlineblog.com : The school safety debate: Mollycoddle no more There are two sides to the debate over school discipline, and the policy being pursued is wrong. By Katherine Kersten MARCH 18, 2016 — 6:20PM http://www.startribune.com/the-school-safety-debate-mollycoddle-no-more/372619741/   The heart of every decent human cries at the malevolent […]

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Families, Government and Moral Responsibilities

March 17, 2016

I just read this fascinating article on a topic I have not read much about or given much thought. Here are the two money quotes from the article, in my opinion: For generations, conservatives have rightly railed against deterministic progressive notions that put human choices at the mercy of race, class, history, or economics. Those […]

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DISTRUST OF THE HUMAN, MORE GOVERNMENT CONTROL OF OUR CARS

March 10, 2016

I just read this article on National Review Online. The themes in the article pervade society. The bigger the government, the smaller the individual; who controls the computers that will control us? Who is worthy to make life and death moral decisions for us? The article is worth reading. I don’t know if the issue […]

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A WORD FROM EDMUND BURKE

March 8, 2016

I read Powerline Blog every day. The writers are among the brightest, most articulate and insightful on the web. Here is a quote from Edmund Burke and the link to the paragraph on Powerline Blog http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2016/03/a-word-from-edmund-burke.php?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+powerlineblog%2Flivefeed+%28Power+Line%29 POSTED ON MARCH 5, 2016 BY SCOTT JOHNSON IN CONSERVATISM, HISTORY A WORD FROM EDMUND BURKE In the spirit of Steve Hayward’s occasional blasts from […]

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Social Media Destroying Children–Adults Too!!

March 5, 2016

Have you seen the cartoon.. not really a cartoon, but a graphic… depicting four or five young children, may seven or eight years old, sitting on a porch stoop outside, each looking only at his or her iphone or whatever the device may be? No one is talking. They are all sitting. The caption reads: […]

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Telling Kids “No” Is a First World Problem

February 11, 2016

I just read this article. It is provocative and timely and persuasive. I will quibble with this short sentence: But does that really count as saying “no?” If the reason you don’t get something for your kid is because you can’t afford it, have you really denied them? Isn’t the impact of “no” felt most […]

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More Democrats, Fewer Children

February 8, 2016

I just read this intriguing essay on National Review, February 8, 2016, Morning Jolt with Jim Geraghty titled: 2016’s Hidden Issues: Home Ownership, Families, and Urban vs. Suburban America https://mail.aol.com/webmail-std/en-us/suite The more I thought about the premises and the examples given, the more credibility the essay gained. Look at what’s happening in Europe and Japan: […]

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MOST PARENTS KNOW WHAT IS RIGHT. DO IT AND BE LOVED!

February 2, 2016

One of the most impacting comments parents have made to me over the years when I speak about my book is this one or similar to it: “I valued your presentation and your book because you affirmed that what I thought was right was right. You gave me the words to say what I thought.” […]

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