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Etiquette

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word “etiquette” is a noun: “The customary code of polite behavior in society or among members of a particular profession or group. 'The basic code that helps maintain a healthy society is etiquette towards others.” During the COVID 19 shutdown of 2020, as I have noted a few… Continue reading Etiquette

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My day ended with the mourning

It's June first, 2020, the day begins with beautiful weather.  The weather was clear, cooler than recently, but pleasant.  I had a hoodie sweatshirt on, a Michigan State “fan” hat, and shorts; I went out for my morning walk.  During this medical shut down I have gained solace and structure with my day by bookending… Continue reading My day ended with the mourning

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Ignoring Privilege

Globally racism does exist.  Some areas of the world it’s not as bad as others, some countries it is not as oppressing as it is in others.  There are even some areas of some countries that it is better than other areas of those same countries.  In the United States of America there are areas… Continue reading Ignoring Privilege

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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