Tag Archives: Philosophy

Dept. of Alternative Facts: Health Risk Pools (aka, the Buzzard Bill)

Health Risk Pool (n) groups of people who share common health vulnerabilities; insurance classifications of disease processes which can be classified according to the degree of risk that the insurance company will face a loss of payments-to-premiums ratio

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Dept. of Alterantive Facts: Influence

Influence (n): the capacity to have an effect on someone

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From the Bookshelf: The Year of Living Biblically, by A. J. Jacobs

During a recent visit, my wife’s cousin distributed some books which she had read.  She handed me A. J. Jacob’s, The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible.  “You’re the only … Continue reading

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Dept of Alternative Facts: Assertion

Assertion (n): a declaration

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Freedom of Speech

Amendment I: Congress shall make no laws… abridging the freedom of speech…

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Power and Authority

Power (n) possessing control over others Authority (n) the right to control, command, or determine

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Dept. of Alternative Facts: Facts Is Facts

Fact (n) 1) reality, actuality, 2) something known to exist or to have happened, 3) something said to be true

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