From time to time I speculate on the impact I will have on humanity. We live life unaware. Our choices, actions and words cast ripples that will continue forever. Do we measure the consequences? Do we even realize our effect on the future? Most of us pass away without leaving written evidence of being, but…

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I would like to take this opportunity to thank former vice president Al Gore for his efforts to bring the subject of “Global Warming” to the forefront of our collective consciousness. Living in the area of Calgary Alberta Canada, and working as a truck driver, I have the opportunity to witness firsthand the effects of…

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In January 1692, 9-year-old Elizabeth (Betty) Parris and 11-year-old Abigail Williams (the daughter and niece of Samuel Parris, minister of Salem Village) began having fits, including violent contortions and uncontrollable outbursts of screaming. After a local doctor, William Griggs, diagnosed bewitchment, other young girls in the community began to exhibit similar symptoms, In total, some…

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I recently received an Email on how to reduce my Bounce rate. Many bloggers are concerned over quantity verses quality, but my purpose is to educate persons ready and willing to learn. We are all familiar I’m sure of the saying: “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.”  That I am not producing…

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In the classic movie series “The Godfather”, we are introduced to Vito Corleone, a Sicilian born immigrant to the United States. Being unaccustomed to American “norms”, as a young man Vito witnesses numerous social injustices that are not addressed, and in truth were ignored by the authorities whose responsibility was to ensure the equality and…

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Two terms that have seldom been applicable to any one person historically in politics are “Political Hero” and “Patriot”. The latest inductee who qualified for these two titles simultaneously is the Canadian member of Parliament Leona Alleslev with her leaving the governing party to take a seat with Her Majesties Loyal Opposition. Having been elected…

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The world is changed. When I was youth, science fiction was all the rage. Spaceships, Ray guns, transporters, communicators and tri-corders, to name a few, were introduced as technologies of the future. Today, with the exception of transporters, every one of these “New Technologies” have come to be in some form or another. In my…

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