According to Webster: “word,” n. A sound or a combination of sounds, or its representation in writing or printing, that symbolizes and communicates a meaning and may consist of a single morpheme or of a combination of morphemes.
Question: What is a morpheme?
According to Webster: “mor·pheme,” n. (in context) Is the smallest meaningful grammatical unit in a language.
Question: Who uses words?
Answer: People and societies.
Question: What makes up a society?
Question: Do all people use the same words?
Answer: yes and no.
Retort: Your answer is confusing.
According to Webster: “con·fus·ing,” To cause to be unable to think with clarity or act with intelligence or understanding.
Question: Can confusion be clarified?
Question: Who clarifies confusion?
According to Webster: “schol·ar,” n. A learned person.
Question: Who qualifies as a scholar?
Historically: Plato, Aristotle and Socrates.
Question: Who were Plato, Aristotle and Socrates?
According to Webster: “phi·los·o·pher,” n. A student of or a specialist in philosophy.
Question: What is required to be a philosopher?
In reality; pretty much anyone can be a philosopher as long as they are a male and have an original thought.
Question: Can a woman be a philosopher?
Retort: “In the real world ” ..and (in my opinion) !
Sorry ladies, women are no more capable of giving birth to an original idea that a man is to giving birth to a child.
According to Webster: “o·rig·i·nal,” adj. Preceding all others in time; first.
According to Webster: “phi·los·o·phy,” n. (in context) The pursuit of wisdom and knowledge by intellectual means and moral self-discipline.
Question: What kind of wisdom and knowledge does an individual need to be a decent person?
Answer: A good starting point would be to understand the difference between things like substantial and fragile; and/or, (the significant and the insignificant), i.e., the representative and the represented.
A “Plenipotentiary” if you please?
According to Webster: “plen·i·po·ten·ti·ar·y,” Invested with or conferring full powers; A diplomatic agent fully authorized to represent his or her government.
Question: Are “plenipotentiaries” good people?
Answer: Some are, and deserve to be consecrated for their service, while others are selfish and corrupt and deserve to be incarcerated.
According to Webster: “in·car·cer·at·ed,” v. (in context) Put in jail.
According to Webster: “i·ro·ny,” n., The use of words to express something opposite to its literal meaning.
Observation: As an individual who provides a monumental amount of material critical of our current commander-in-chief I receive a great amount of mail inquiring as to my status as a “hater,” and/or, a “bigot”?
According to Webster: “hate,” v. To feel hostility or animosity toward; To detest.
Question: Do I hate Barack Obama?
Answer: Absolutely Not!
In my personal experience, hate is a draining emotion which I keep at a minimum. Albeit with that said; I do indeed and in fact “hate” Barack Obama’s ideology and the (anti-capitalist) policies he has inflicted upon entrepreneurialism in America.
Question: Am I a bigot?
According to Webster: “big·ot,” One who is strongly partial to one’s own group, religion, race, or politics and is intolerant of those who differ.
Question: As I am always controversial and often confusing, I also received a lot of mail inquiring as to “whether or not” there’s anything that I love?
I love my wife, ..my family, (all of ‘em), ..my friends, ..I love America, ..I love writing this blog, ..I love my readers, (all of you). I also love apple pie, pumpkin pie, porkchops, biscuits ‘n gravy, hamburgers, chili dogs, Cheerios and Raisin Bran.
According to Webster: “Love,” n. (In context) A deep feeling of affection toward a person, place or thing.
And with that my fellow Americans, and readers from around the globe, I am “now” going to abandon you for a bowl of Cheerios.
According to Webster: “now,” adv. At the present time; at once, and immediately.
Truth forges understanding, I’ll be back tomorrow