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How Obama Could Have Destroyed Romney in Debate One

I wrote this before the debate that the President lost It remains relevant It is not too late + I have gone through a series of exercises that convince me that Romney will go down in flames  in Denver tonight Here are some ways this is likely He will be asked about his cop impersonation or bullying and self destruct He will be asked about his relationship with Paul Singer or others and self destruct He will be faced with his offshore accounts and other deals and self destruct He will be confronted with his ways to harass women and the middle class and self destruct He will be confronted with his move hard right and self destruct He will be confronted with his views on SCOTUS and self destruct He will be confronted with his out-sized IRA and self-destruct He will be seized with a sudden sense of his actual reality and self destruct He will be confronted with his Neo-Con Bush associations and self-destruct To self-destruct is to lose it in front of the nation with the result that there…

Karl Rove is doomed to fail this time around taking all the millions with him down the drain

I could be wrong but I am banking on the fact that Romney's failure to date cannot be reversed  and that Americans are sick of the GOP Congress If these two suggestions are accurate the contention of this post is true Contributing to the Obama effort is highly recommended
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There is a step beyond all religions as the world embraces universal spirituality

Pragmaticism was Charles Sanders Peirce's term for his evolved philosophy It was pragmatism with a step into reality which Peirce understood to be evolving Continuity was Peirce's keyword for the way reality expresses itself We move forward inexorably in chronological time My argument is that Peirce brought us to the threshold of the cyber-era  We are first generation all of us young or old The cyber era is based on the discovery within ourselves of values that can be inferred  as provable in practice I submit the following candidates tolerance helpfulness democracy non-idolatry These are the practical practiced values that make progress out of continuity   It is to the recognition of these values and their practice that pragmaticism leads
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If divinity is universal then values are as well - the proof is in the practice

We live in an age that is dawning When we will see that values are universal and ontological and provable in practice Tolerance can be willed and practiced Helpfulness can be willed and practiced Democracy can be willed and practiced Non-idolatry can be embraced as the foundation value Virtues and characteristics are not values  because they lack universality and presence in all people The values named above define what it is to be human and are demonstrated in practice more or less dailyStephen's Remarkable Kindle Store