Category Archives: Marriage

Love Makes The World Go Round

It seems to me…. “Men are from Earth. Women are from Earth. Deal with it.” ~ George Carlin[1]. The Latin word “amor” is commonly defined as love, affection, fondness, or desire. Classically, there are many recognized ways to express love … Continue reading

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Income, Wages, And Poverty

It seems to me…. “Inequality causes problems by creating fissures in societies, leaving those at the bottom feeling marginalized or disenfranchised.” ~ Nicholas Kristof[1]. Even with the economy continuing to expand and unemployment at its lowest point in ten years, … Continue reading

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Marriage Prospectives

It seems to me…. “Love – A temporary insanity curable by marriage.” ~ Ambrose Bierce[1]. It cannot be determined why or when our ancestors became basically monogamous but it possibly was as early as 2 million years ago with the … Continue reading

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Evaluating The Turbulent 60s

It seems to me… “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed individuals can change the world, indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Meade. The so-called turbulent ‘60s are largely viewed by many as a … Continue reading

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Marriage And Sexuality

It seems to me… “Promiscuity is like never reading past the first page.  Monogamy is like reading the same book over and over.”  ~ Mason Cooley. While I have stated my support of traditional marriage several times in the past[i], … Continue reading

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The Decline Of Marriage

It seems to me… “Bigamy is having one wife too many.  Monogamy is the same.”  ~ Oscar Wilde. Last August, a blog I posted supporting traditional marriage (https://lewbornmann.wordpress.com/2011/08/25/in-defense-of-marriage/) received more comments than any other of my postings and resulted in … Continue reading

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In Defense of Marriage

It seems to me… A college student once told me I was considered to be one of the few professors on campus accepting and understanding of gays and that was why so many of them felt able to come to … Continue reading

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