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December 2013

Legends

The dictionary defines legend as “a traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but unauthenticated.” This is an adequate definition of the word, as far as it goes, and it will serve our purposes. There is—however—an other definition of legend, or at least an other use of the word. In …

Who I am as a friend

I do not make friends easily or quickly. It is a facility that I see in others but have never possessed. I have seldom, if ever, had a big group of friends all at once. To me, a large group of friends means six people at the same time. While …

Relationship Statement

I want someone who is my intellectual equal, though that doesn’t mean just schooling or anything like that. I need someone who can think critically and imaginatively. Curiosity and the need to continue learning and growing is a must. I want someone with whom to share my interests, and who …

The un-bifurcated garment

Thoughts about kilts and skirts and the possibilities of the un-bifurcated male garment UN-BIFURCATION: SKIRTS VS. KILTS I think few people would deny that a skirt is an essentially feminine garment. I speak here, not simply of an un-bifurcated wrap, but specifically of a skirt. A slightly smaller group would …

Reforming Education

Primary Education Formal education would begin with first grade at the age of six. Any “schooling” prior to that would be purely voluntary and would not necessarily be focused on educating children. First and second grades (ages six to eight) would be focused on beginning and assessing children on all …