Monthly Archives: August 2010

My Definition of Happiness

Happiness is a state of mind, they say. And I guess it’s true. Some people are happy being parents to loud, screaming children and think nothing of it. Others are happy being alone for their entire lives, only connecting with … Continue reading

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What Constitutes “Manhood?”

I once asked this question on my Facebook profile, and got some interesting responses. I wanted to ask this again with a (hopefully) wider audience. What constitutes “manhood” in our society? Is manhood decided, or defined, by our genitalia alone? … Continue reading

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GOP Candidate Slams Religious Tolerance

What’s the deal with the GOP? Seriously? Here we are on the cusp of the second decade of the 21st Century and these people are acting like it’s the 18th. Look, I realize they are conservative, but, come on. Be … Continue reading

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Traffic: The Lifeblood of a Blog

One of, if not the biggest, problem facing me with this blog is the lack of traffic. That is, not generating new readers. Sure, I get an occasional post from a passing reader, but nothing resembling a regular. I don’t … Continue reading

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A Point Made With No Real Skill

WARNING: Rambling post ahead. One thing that bothers me about the current conversation in America is the domination of the racists and the hate-mongers. Surely there is a better way to have a conversation than spewing random hate and bile … Continue reading

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Acceptance of the Self: A Retrospect

I don’t accept myself. Most of the time. I have a real problem with self-acceptance. So much so that, at times, I forget who I am. I look in the mirror and think, “who’s that?” I generally avoid mirrors for … Continue reading

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