Tag: politics


A failed blogger

A long time ago, we started a blog.  We called it Scattered Themes.  In fact, it’s the blog that you are reading right now.  We were really cooking.  We were writing about all sorts of stuff and dreaming big about all the other sorts of stuff that we would write.  Then, we stopped writing. Why? I …

Philosophical Musings, Uncategorized

A way to talk about politics

I used to constantly jump right into the political fray on Facebook.  I posted provocative liberal opinions, proudly declaring my self-evident righteousness.  I expressed contrived befuddlement at how anybody could accept conservative ideology.  I got into heated, multi-day debates with people that I would never persuade, knowing that I myself would never be willing to …