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Hallowed Ground

The excerpted letter below, and the attached picture , should remind us not to forget the veterans of our nation’s most brutal war. The Civil War cost the country 620,000 dead as many as all other wars combined. Astoundingly this was 2% of the entire population of the United States. One if four who went to war did not return to their families.  The letter is from Jim Lighthizer, President of the American Battlefield Trust. I am a member, I donate as I can to preserved this HALLOWED GROUND.  Today… Read more Hallowed Ground

We Are in The Age of Dogma

One person shares an opinion with others and perhaps it is a legitimate idea. If that opinion becomes held as a good and true belief by a group, and the group codifies it, it becomes doctrine.  If the group accepts that doctrine as the authority, it becomes dogma. Republican dogma. Democrat dogma. NRA dogma. Islamic dogma. Christian right dogma. Christian left dogma. Jewish dogma. Palestinian dogma. Politically correct dogma. Capitalist dogma. Socialist dogma.  Gun control dogma. Abortion dogma. We are in the age of dogma, and it seems that truth is merely a… Read more We Are in The Age of Dogma