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Political Moderation

We interrupt “This Much I Know” series for this unpaid, somewhat political announcement: I made my way through college by working for the Republican Party.  I’d spend summer and fall quarters campaigning, making the money to spend on winter and spring at Ohio State.  With my BA in Political Science, I started (what I thought …

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This Much I Know

Over the next few months, this blog will feature the very few things I’m sure about.  Below is my wire-frame.  Each month, I’ll get into a bit of background about how I arrived at such certainty, in each case. Blog August: Learning is a Virtuous Cycle I will share stories of those I’ve learned to …

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Drama and Instincts

I am an avid follower of current events and yet learning the following facts surprised me: Armed conflict and casualties from war in our world have decreased 90% over the last 100 years on a continually declining arc Violent crime in America is now about half what it was in 1993 World poverty is half …

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More Expressions

Last month I shared expressions that have guided me over time, then invited you all to share with me.  Some interesting responses follow. The “Bad”: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”.  From my grade and high school buddy, Joe Mahoney.  Joe added, “when I hear this, I just want to cringe”. “Don’t get mad, …

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