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JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU

My most recent previous post was called “REFLECTIONS.” And, it’s topic more or less was how honest we are in both our self perceptions and our perceptions of others. 

I was interested in that topic because I was reading THE CONFESSIONS, a memoir by Jean Jacques Rousseau. A book in which Rousseau claimed, he was totally honest about all of his virtues as well as all of his flaws and faults. The paper or electronic edition of the Confessions is available on AMAZON 

I have finished the book and ………….

 

 

 

 

ROLL THE DICE

IT IS MY INFORMED PERSONAL OPINION, THAT WE ARE, EVERYONE OF US,  ………………..

BILLIONAIRES DO ORGASMIC HAPPY DANCE

THE STIMULUS BILL CAUSES ……..

STATE RELIGION? NOT FOR ME

The fascists turn both ignorance and knowledge against us by …………….

READING OR PEEING ON THE FENCE YOURSELF?

I have learned more about life by reading the works of Wendell Berry, than I have in any other way except than by ……………………. 

FOUND LETTER dated Nov 11th 1951

Dear Walter,                                                    Nov 11th 1951 

This is your uncle Bob writing to catch you up on news from the home front. Your mother and cousin Leroy and aunt Doris are well and send best wishes. I am as usual living life on the edge. Recently, I have been …….. 

THOMAS JEFFERSON ON RELIGION

Fraudsters and con men (and some fools) want you to believe that America’s founding fathers embraced the nonsensical hocus pocus of ………………………………  

DEMOCRAT? REPUBLICAN?

During my life, I have gone back and forth between being a Democrat or a Republican several times. But, you can’t do that anymore. Because, American politics have been hijacked by ………………………….

FLAT EARTH REVIVAL

Around the globe, belief grows that our Earth is actually a flat, disc shaped, stationary world, covered by a divinely created celestial dome.  Scientific evidence to the contrary is dismissed as “fake news” and “not Biblical.” 

 

The belief is spreading fastest in the USA, where it is fed and nurtured by ……… 

TEDIOUS BUT EFFECTIVE

Tedious nitpicking on minor details is one facet of my personality, that is not ………. 

POVERTY PTSD

I have a box of Kleenex tissues on my bedside table, it reminds me that  ………………….

FEDERAL RESERVE IN A NUT SHELL

THE FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM EXPLAINED IN A NUT SHELL  

Ordinary people work all of their lives to accumulate some savings in certificates of deposit with banks. The Fed controls the interest rate people receive on those CD’s. The job of the Fed is ……………. 

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