Monthly Archives: May 2012

Why Have Children?

From NY Times article: http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/07/why-does-anyone-have-children-2/ My Answer: I think that a good reason to have a kid/s is to test the strength of a relationship. I notice that Bailey mentioned that she is in a “committed relationship” as opposed to … Continue reading

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How Do We Solve a Problem like Maria or The Number One Reason that Relationships Fail

I think that the number one reason that relationships fail is that we have not gotten a fundamental agreement on how we treat each other. One single agreement that can change everything. And that is that: “Anger is understandable but not … Continue reading

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How to Get Over Any Past Dispute With One Simple Thought

If you have ever watched Judge Judy you would witness the multitude of disputes that are happening between couples. These disputes are usually petty but are ongoing, with both having not gotten over their issues, and holding deep seated resentment … Continue reading

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Punishment Doesn’t Pay

As the state, reduces its punishment or mistreatment of its so-called criminals or crime breakers, so too does the violence and criminal activiety rates reduce in society. This seems to be the finding in one of Stephen Pinker’s latest book, The … Continue reading

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Rhetorical Rules

“What makes you think that I haven’t done this already??” This is a fine example of a rhetorical question and it is also unacceptable in my view. So why is it so unacceptable to me? Simple. I think it is … Continue reading

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Discussion Vs Conversation

Steve this is for my blog. What do you think is the difference between a discussion verses a conversation? I have my own personal idea, of course.

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Accountability and Rhetorical Questions

DES said:    When you split up was  part of the reason was because you wanted a 3 step apology? Well I do remember thinking that at the time you couldn’t even get a 1 step apology! So now what would you … Continue reading

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