Syndicated advice columnist, Ann Landers offered guidance for free to Americans for many years. And she became a legend in her day — a cultural icon — synonymous with modern-day social experts like Dr. Phil or Dr. Laura. Her popularity grew because her readers applied her suggestions and discovered what she proffered was deeper than … More Praise… Why Do I Withhold it?
Growing up in the sixties, “Make love not war,” was a common sentiment. It was more than a slogan. It became a belief system. And it sounded so free thinking, cutting edge, and benevolent all at once. Opposing war–the Vietnam war to be exact–was popular at the time. So those who spoke out or demonstrated … More ‘Make Love not War’
Rockwell’s “Thanksgiving” Deconstructionism dismisses the value of anything it touches–in literature or culture. It dismantles, even splinters the structure itself, questioning the blueprint of the framework in the first place. Ken, in a recent post of mine, Narcissism, on the death of ceremony, made an astute comment that the philosophy of deconstructionism is one of the root causes of the rejection of … More Deconstructionism, Salt, and Sugar