What’s in a Word?
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The words we choose to use when we speak and write can bring people joy or sorrow, can make them angry or calm them down, can lead to understanding or conflict.  They can excite, amuse, enthrall, and/or inform.  A single … Continue reading

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[politics] George Washington on the Evils of Political Parties

In light of the political events of recent times, I offer these words from George Washington’s highly prescient Farewell Address, without commentary. United States 19th September 1796 Friends, & Fellow–Citizens. I have already intimated to you the danger of Parties … Continue reading

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