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I am a dreamer of words, of written words. I think I am reading; a word stops me. I leave the page. The syllables of the word begi ...
Defining and celebrating the New Father are by far the most popular ideas in our contemporary discourse on fatherhood. Father as c ...
The U.S. is becoming an increasingly fatherless society. A generation ago, an American child could reasonably expect to grow up wi ...
To describe drunkenness for the colorful vocabulary is rather cynical. There is nothing easier than to capitalize on drunkards.
To be naked is to be deprived of our clothes, and the word implies some of the embarrassment most of us feel in that condition. Th ...
A new talker will often call her caregiver "mommy," which makes parents worry that the child is confused about who is who. She isn ...
I used to think I was poor. Then they told me I wasn't poor, I was needy. Then they told me it was self-defeating to think of myse ...
The industrial world would be a more peaceful place if workers were called in as collaborators in the process of establishing stan ...
The problem of induction is not a problem of demonstration but a problem of defining the difference between valid and invalid
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I realized how for all of us who came of age in the late sixties and early seventies the war was a defining experience. You went o ...
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