I am frequently brought to feelings of frustration and sadness when people believe, do, or say things that are everyday and simply not true. In this article, I address seven of these. 1. Recycling clothing, paper, plastic, and so on is good for the environment and something we must all help with. In reality, like much,Continue reading “7 Things You Likely Have Wrong That Few Address”
Last night I finished reading Norman Ohler’s fascinating and best-selling Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich (2017, translated by Shaun Whiteside). Ohler describes the relationships between Adolf Hitler and drugs, Nazi soldiers and drugs, and German society and drugs. In addition, Ohler explains how drugs changed the nature of wars. Society, War, and Drugs Before continuing,Continue reading “Drugs, War, and Nazi Germany”
Rhetoric always matters. Just days after scientists (science is real!) announced that a trillion ton glacier broke off of Antarctica, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg made this calculated post: From a perspective of intertextuality, it’s only real purpose can be to falsely reassure people that there is nothing to be alarmed about and to falsely perpetuate notionsContinue reading “Mark Zuckerberg, Rhetoric, and the “Huge Healthy Glacier””
Finally, I am delighted to share the fifth and final collection of my grandmother’s paintings: Snapshots of Life. All pictures were taken by me with my Canon EOS Rebel T5 EF-S. Part one (Seasons), part two (Trails and Flowers), part three (Water and Snow), and part four (Memories of the Country) are ones you’ll want to see, too.Continue reading “Snapshots of Life – My Grandmother’s Paintings Part 5 of 5”
At last! Part four, Memories of the Country is ready. The fifth and final part of this series where I share my grandmother’s paintings will be published very soon. All pictures were taken by me with my Canon EOS Rebel T5 EF-S. Part one (Seasons), part two (Trails and Flowers), part three (Water and Snow), are must sees, too. Continue reading “Memories of the Country – My Grandmother’s Paintings Part 4”
I first started officially drafting this article on August 7, 2015! During the past two years, I have constantly struggled with how to approach the issues raised in this post. I am always interested in how different institutions teach History, and a while back, I discovered that the A Beka History Textbooks are very problematic. AtContinue reading “Creating and Omitting History, Fundamentalist Nationalism, and the A Beka History Textbooks”
We seldom stop and think about how much we assume and how much our world assumes of us. In this blog article, I do a detailed analysis of such a situation working form the following display. I’m not pointing to anything being “right” or “wrong” here – just doing a very detailed analysis, similar toContinue reading “21 Assumptions Revealed by 21 Words and Pieces of Plastic Claiming to Support Soldiers”
Part three–Water and Snow–is here. This is the series where I share my grandmother’s paintings! I think this set has some of my very favorites! Part one is here, and part two is here. All pictures were taken by me with my Canon EOS Rebel T5 EF-S. Enjoy! One or two more to come!