Category Archives: Lies/disinformation

Writing Like a Curative Drug

I once wrote, during a period of personal introspection and social observation, Writing is like a drug; it can be a cure or an addiction. A lot was missing in that simple statement. One missing piece concealed the danger of … Continue reading

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Follow Your Dream, Dingo

People who are quick to condemn, quick to attack, quick to blame, quick to demand redress for grievances, real or imagined, should be quick to apologize when circumstances turn out to be different from what their paranoia initially suggested. But “should” is … Continue reading

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Mysterious Lies

I am content, for now, to be who I am, where I am. That is a lie, but I won’t divulge which part(s) of the statement fall short of honesty. Is it that I am content? Is it the suggestion … Continue reading

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Prevarication or Procrastination

I lied. At least that’s the way it looks.  No paint.  No brushes. No caulk.  Nothing.  And today is not looking any better.  I have my reasons, mind you, but it appears, nonetheless, that I lied. And I am nothing, … Continue reading

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Shades of Gray

I lied.  There, I said it.  I prevaricate.  I fabricated a tale and spoke it as if it were truth.  But it was an unintentional lie.  I had planned for it to be true.  Really.  I didn’t mean to lie. … Continue reading

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Cognitive Development Conspiracy Theory

I have vague memories, from my college years, of reading about and discussing the role of language in cognitive development, and vice versa.  Somewhere, deep in the recesses of my mind, I harbor memories of Jean Piaget’s theory of cognitive … Continue reading

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A Cheery Socio-Political Diatribe

I have long since abandoned the misconception that world governments and the media are sources of reliable information.   Instead, I have come to the conclusion that public statements from each of those two elements of “civilized society” are far … Continue reading

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