Category Archives: Ideas

Dept. of Alternative Facts: Interpretation

interpretation: (n) an understanding of an event, situation, or text according to pre-existing assumptions

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Naughty or Nice? The Who’s Keeping Track?

You know the tune… “He knows when you are sleeping/He knows when you’re awake/He knows whose been good or bad….”.  Santa Claus keeps the list of naughty & nice kids.  Of course, St. Peter at the Pearly Gates has a … Continue reading

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Faith of Our Fathers (and Mothers)

Spending a week with one’s parents as they age, helping with meals, running errands, and keeping up with family and friends, walking alone from home to Dad’s assisted living facility twice each day, and waking up on East Coast time, … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Gated Communities

gated communities: (n) development building technique which features walls and gates to control entrance to community, provide security for residents and owners, and give a sense of superiority over the rest of society outside the gates; typically lived in by … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Inquiry

inquiry, (n) a series of questions along a line of reasoning

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Hearing

hearing (v) the act of listening; (n) a meeting in which a members of a group or committee ask questions, listens to witnesses, and review information related to the topic of the meeting

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Dept. of Alterntive Facts: Tool

tool: (n) implement used for a specific task, usually connoting allowing human force to be greater than that which bear hands can exert.

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Right and Responsibilities

right: (n) a privilege granted by a governing body or society responsibility: (n) a duty expected by a governing body or society

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Dept. of Alterantive Facts: Assault

assault: (n) a sudden violent attack; (v) to threaten bodily harm assault rifle: (n) a military weapon used in attack situations, usually with automatic firing capacity intended to threaten the enemy into retreat, or kill an enemy assault style weapon: … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Influence

influence: (n) the power to produce effects on others by intangible or indirect means

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