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Defining White Privilege

As you all know, the news is full of terms that are not ever clearly defined. They shift like sand or wind in the hands of an unscrupulous author. I am talking about terms like socialism, communism, Marxism, capitalism, Critical Race Theory, white privilege, elitism,

Fighting Propaganda

Logical fallacies and biases. Where do we start? Well, let’s start with a simple video of people comparing the Affordable Care Act vs Obamacare. In case you don’t know, they’re the same thing. What did you notice? You probably noticed that these people had formed

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Exercise and Recovery

The Best Ways to Exercise and Recover I started playing competitive sports in the third grade, and over the next 45 years, I have had to learn some things about exercise the hard way. You shouldn’t have to. I have two issues when it comes to exercise.

Parts of an Essay

Learn about the parts of an essay. https://learningengineer.com/practice/ws/collegeessay.html Learn about Introduction Body Paragraphs Thesis Statement Conclusion

Reader 2 Writer

“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” Stephen King Often students want to know what they should do to become a better writer.  There is a universally accepted and very simple answer:

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Apostrophes for Possession

One of the most difficult concepts of grammar and punctuation for beginning writers to grasp is the concept of possession. My comment is always this, “If you don’t get possession, maybe it’s because you’re a commie?” All kidding aside, we use apostrophes for possession. Of