The Etymology of Guns

From the Contra Costra Times, an enlightening piece on the violence laden and gun ridden language we use every day. and how that might alter our opinion of them: We often value the "straight shooter," yet are wary of those who "shoot their mouths off," those who "shoot from the hip" or glibly end an… Continue reading The Etymology of Guns

Three indications of a dying culture

Victimization not the same as ascertaining a dire social or personal situation, and moving to extricate oneself from it by ones own volition and motivation; it is a demand for unequal favors, for unique assistance and special treatment. Nothing is gained from treating cultures and societies as victims. Not only does it breed resentment… Continue reading Three indications of a dying culture