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Personal Privacy

It seems to me…. “When it comes to privacy and accountability, people always demand the former for themselves and the latter for everyone else.” ~ David Brin[1]. Everyone’s sense of privacy is different. Much of what most people prefer to … Continue reading

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Events of 2013

It seems to me…     “History is an account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.”  ~ Ambrose Bierce. While there was much in 2013 that was memorable, … Continue reading

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Moral Dilemma

It seems to me… “The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one’s country deep enough to call her to a higher plain.”  ~ George McGovern. There shouldn’t be any doubt that anyone, … Continue reading

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