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The Thing About Fluidity

In physics, a state of matter is one of the distinct forms in which matter can exist. Four states of matter are observable in everyday life: solid, liquid, gas, and plasma. Historically, the distinction is made based on qualitative differences … Continue reading

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The New Normal

Many many years ago, I was having a discussion with one of my landscaping clients. As we were discussing and lamenting the changes in society, she made the statement, “all people are crazy these days”. I responded by saying that … Continue reading

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What If?

We all know folks who are hypocrites and others who are extremists… and some who are both. This might sound hard to swallow, but neither the presence of hypocrites nor extremists make a belief system unreasonable. It means that there … Continue reading

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See Unto Others as You Would Have Them See Unto You

See Into Others as You Would Have Them See Into You Let’s see a show of hands. Raise your hand if you are a perfect human being who has made no mistakes and made no poor decisions. Hmmm… the room … Continue reading

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Self Identified Pronouns

Just a couple of thoughts to spark your thinking… keep all flammables at a distance please! Number One: Personal pronouns are used as replacements for proper nouns. Let’s say I have a friend named Bob. When I am in Bob’s … Continue reading

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yes, SIR

Jim Shaul Aug 18 Public Announcement: I am self identifying as a human being who is not obligated to conform to or even acknowledge what other human beings self identify as. Furthermore, I self identify as a human being who … Continue reading

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The Nature of Evidence

The Nature of Evidence Common Definition: 1) A thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment (Free Dictionary) 2) That which tends to prove or disprove something; ground for belief; proof. ( 3) Something, including testimony, … Continue reading

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I am not a prophet, nor the son of a prophet… but as many have pointed out to me over the years, many things I predicted – based on trends I observed in society – came to pass. I have … Continue reading

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It’s Just Not Fair!

Kids say that all the time… well not all the time. They typically point out unfairness when someone gets something desirable that they don’t get and they are upset. They rarely point out unfairness when they are getting something desirable … Continue reading

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God’s Kids

In the Book of Acts, Luke records the Apostle Paul speaking to the Athenias, saying, “Therefore since we are God’s offspring, we should not think that the divine being is like gold or silver or stone—an image made by human … Continue reading

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