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To Risk The Ocean

“Now when Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he put on his outer garment, and plunged into the sea.” John 21:7

So I did some research and found out the a man’s outer coat was a big deal back in biblical times. 138 more words

To My Beloved Facebook Friends

To my beloved Facebook friends:

I am aware that your timeline’s are often hijacked by my passionate pleas. My cries for global unity, equal rights, Human decency, social reform and firm and equal inalienable rights. 539 more words

Prose

Vaccination: The right to know - The freedom to choose

”The public conversation about whether we should have the freedom to choose how we want to maintain our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health has become one of… 745 more words

Science And Technology

Rights, “Unalienable” or “Inalienable”?: A Concluding Philological Postscript

Since my posting of Bentham’s critique of the “Declaration of Independence” last Thursday, traffic on this blog has increased dramatically. While I appreciate the attention, I suspect that it will be fleeting and that my readership will soon return to the small, but persistent, company of friends of the Enlightenment who have sustained it over the last year and a half. 1,020 more words

sandvick reblogged this on DailyHistory.org and commented:

The words we use matter. Persistent Enlightenment has a post on the shift from "unalienable" to "inalienable" rights. PE not only tracks the shift in usage through Google ngram, but attempts to understand why Americans have moved away from the expression "unalienable rights."

3 Inalienable Truths about Humans.

There are 3 truths I believe about humanity and what we have become. The truths that are inalienable and define us without question.

1. We are intelligent… 483 more words

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