Tag Archives: Dept. of Alternative Facts

Dept. of Alternative Facts: Empathy, part 3, Knowledge

knowledge: (n) acquired information Knowledge is the realm of facts and data. Information. Learning. Researching. Studying. With this knowledge we can develop theories and hypothesis. We can set up experiments. Look at results. Validate or negate conclusions. In the Judeo-Christian … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Empathy, part 2, Emotion

emotion: (n) a subjective experience in response to other people or events; feelings; neural activity in the limbic system Emotions are highly personal experiences for which we give words that congregate around ideas of energizing and calming, desirable and undesirable … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Empathy, part 1

empathy: (n) the ability to comprehend how someone else feels, knows, and believes about some phenomena Some of my regular readers responded to my recent post about forgiveness (regarding evangelical Christians supporting Trump’s term in office) with puzzlement about how … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Agreement, Engagement

agreement: (n) when two parties hold the same position engagement: (n) when two parties communicate in order to express and clarify positions Only is your local newspaper are you likely to read a back-and-forth exchange between writers of letters to … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Accountability

accountability: (n) to hold someone responsible for his actions Time to get those keyboard hot with typing! Hold you Senators accountable for their decisions in the impeachment trial. Hold Mr. Trump accountable for his actions while in office. Enough said. … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Or, And

or: (conjunction) the option of one of two possibilities and: (conjunction) the possibility of two, linked options I overheard a co-work and client talking about the pandemic the other day. We often banter about various topics while working. The client … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Liability

Liability (n): being responsible for something, especially regarding law and finances

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Sleeping While White

to sleep (v) a state of unconscious rest Prologue: When I read the local papers court reports, I notice a trend in the pattern of arrests of many suspects: the police/sheriff notice some small infraction (break light is out, 5 … Continue reading

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Chaos

chaos: (n) a state of confusion, disarray, entropy

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Power

power (n): a force sufficient to act on an object to create an effect or movement

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