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The Freedom of Sympathy

Ms. Joplin might convince you that you have to give everything up in order to be free.  Pat, concurs with his ideal of freedom.  Reflecting on the two views show something similar; a regret held against giving someone up.  Freedom is an increasingly complex concept.  If one accepts freedom as lacking in responsibility it aligns… Continue reading The Freedom of Sympathy

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Disposable

Among many things around my house that have been broken, I was asked, “Why don’t you just get a new one.  It would only cost $X!” To begin with, I want to be clear, in this case, $X does not mean just any amount.  In this case, $X means, to the speaker, a value that… Continue reading Disposable

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Medical condition, trust not trust

I know that I am far from perfect.  Anyone who is honest about themselves will admit that they have faults.  Among my many flaws are that I do not accept compliments. gifts, or help well, and I do not have a great experience with feeling emotions. This is not an exhaustive list and are, most… Continue reading Medical condition, trust not trust

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Then, they came for my privilege

They are coming for what I am privileged to, so I say, “All lives matter.”

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It’s natural, or is it?

I observe that if sexuality, et al, is natural, them sexuality, et al, is determined by the creator (i.e. god).

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I’m not going to wear this mask anymore!

My discomfort with living in my own skin has attempted to resolve that conflict by giving of what I can