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
Why? I sincerely ask that question because I admit, I don't know. I know what I have experienced and felt. I know that it has not been acceptable. I know that things are not just. I'm not going to suggest equal because it will never be equal, nor should it. Equality is homogeneous (one gender,… Continue reading Do you get it now?
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
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
I am fond of words, especially words with more than one meaning. Wordplay is fun too. Double entendres are great; I am a fan of Austin Powers because of this reason. For the last few months, I have been thinking of the word “intimacy” and writing a blog about the word. Now that I am… Continue reading Intimacy