The Space Between Words and Their Meaning

There is a space between words and their meaning: Poetry and politicians frolic in that space. Puns reveal it. Truth seekers explore it with reverent interest. Bigotry and hate corrupt it. Evil abuses it. Love cherishes it. Librarians worry about it. Lexicographers live on it. Lazy thinkers crash and burn in it. As humans, our minds give us a space…Continue reading The Space Between Words and Their Meaning

Believer – Nonbeliever: The False Dichotomy

One of the tragedies of our time is a flawed perception of a chasm between believer and nonbeliever. The fact is we are all brothers in the same boat. Neither believer nor nonbeliever can prove his opinion is the right one and that makes us all equals and brothers. In that context we are all believers because our opinions are…Continue reading Believer – Nonbeliever: The False Dichotomy