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Scientific Progress, Roles, and Culture – Part 3

Scientific progress has taken a lot of the work out of the essentials of everyday life.  Food and shelter take less hard work and less time.  Women’s housework automation has increased their free time.  The result of that is a … Continue reading

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Scientific Progress, Roles and Culture – Part 2

In the 1970’s. I became a manager in fairly large division that provided services to all parts of a Fortune 500 company.  We were operating under both the women’s lib movement as well as affirmative action.  I thought we were doing … Continue reading

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Scientific Progress, Roles, and Culture – Part 1

As little as 150 years ago and long before that, men and women where physically different.  Men tended to be bigger and stronger than women.  In addition, they were different sexually.  Women would get pregnant, by having sex with a … Continue reading

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The Perils of Everyone Thinking Alike – Part 3

The third article that appeared that day was a Wall Street Journal section called “Squaring Off ” on Big Issues on Energy.  They had people who were for or against the proposed activities presented.  The people were wiling to tell … Continue reading

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The Perils of Everyone Thinking Alike – Part 1

There were recently several articles in papers that I thought dealt with the same basic subject – “How did we get so polarized?”  Of the three that I would like to comment on in the next three parts to this … Continue reading

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Liberals and Conservatives – the Differences? (pt. 1)

There have been several opinion pieces lately that say we have become too tribal.  The tribes seem to be called “Democrats and Republicans”.   A lot of us do not fit very comfortably into either tribe.   But I think … Continue reading

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Secession from the Union of States is Legal?

One of my favorite syndicated columnist is Walter Williams who is a Black Economics Professor at George Mason University.  He apparently wrote a column several weeks ago on the dismantling of Confederate Monuments.  I was not in town to get … Continue reading

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