Category Archives: Quotations

I will not acquiesce; I will not be silenced.

Some people have tried to silence me; but, I will not be quiet. I speak up on subjects concerning prejudice, discrimination, xenophobia, religious intolerance, social injustice, income inequality, despotism, and other such matters. I also call people out who have … Continue reading

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Never pull away from a friendship.

Thomas Jefferson said, “I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as a cause for withdrawing from a friend.”

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Be ever so watchful.

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Older People vis-à-vis Google

Spend time with your elders. Not everything can be found on Google.   “Call your mom, call your dad. If you’re lucky enough to have a parent or two alive on this planet, call ‘em. Don’t text. Don’t email. Call … Continue reading

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Hate, Regret, Fear – Be Gone! Karen Salmansohn

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Facts and Selective Perception. Troy Neff. Ditch Cuyahoga.

Give me the facts. “Just the facts, ma’am.” This morning, I read the following in a Wikipedia article: Selective perception is the process by which individuals perceive what they want to in media messages while ignoring opposing viewpoints. It is … Continue reading

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Commenting on Political Discourse

“I find it somewhat disconcerting that some people totally lack civility in their political discourse with others when there is a difference of political opinion. Sad. Why cannot people be respectful of one another in expressing opposing views? Why do … Continue reading

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