Added New Public Group “Daily Musings”

I did some rearranging early this morning to the site’s Groups. The public group Daily News continues to be active and there is a new public group named Daily Musings. The new group is for “Random thoughts that may be stepping stones for larger work or dialogue. Items that do not really belong in the …

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Added Group ‘Minneapolis Riots’ to Site

Created a Public Forum/Group to post information regarding the riots that have recently taken place all over the world; riots that were presumably ignited by the murder of a black man in Minneapolis by a white police officer. Minneapolis Riots +1

On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

Added to the site’s eBooks… On the Duty of Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau – 1849 23 pages 2020-05-23 — An additional note: In concurrence with the political thought of those who founded this nation, Thoreau makes the point that it is our civic duty to not obey uncivil laws. Note also that Thoreau …

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Forum: CRISIS-19-Public

A handful of us here spent extensive time and energy since mid-March trying to learn what is the nature of this pandemic that has been thrust upon us. After a flurry of emails, we finally added a new Public Group to the site for this purpose (link below). CRISIS-19-Public I continue to receive a large …

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Social Networking Finally Working on Site

The Social Networking software is now up and running on the site. After reviewing many options the last month or so I chose to use BuddyPress which I have used before. It is free and open-source software (FOSS). There are some other really cool open-source options on the horizon, but this should do anything needed …

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Code of Hammurabi substantially complete

I am pleased to say that The Code of Hammurabi page is now substantially complete. Everything here is a work in progress, but this was something I thought was foundational for the site and I am glad to have it done. It seems to be the affliction of every age that those who inhabit it …

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some updates – Sunday – 07 July 2019

some quick notes and site updates… Added a scanned copy of Letters on the Masonic Institution by John Quincy Adams to the eBooks page. Am working on adding at least one Bible link to the top of the site (or as a widget on the side). I look up and reference verses frequently and perhaps …

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thoughts on mindful anonymity…

When I first started thinking about this site I assumed it would be mostly anonymous. Not so that people could hide behind some facade (people including myself), but so that we might speak freely without fear of repercussions by some real-life whack-job. Using pseudonyms has been done throughout the ages. That being said, I have …

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