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Bloggers PhotoIf I have any spit left after I've licked my own wounds, I'll be glad to consider licking yours.

(Oh, an just so ya know
I might be an asshole,
or maybe a martyr)

When you touch someone's life
they're touched.
So are you.

The most important truths to me at the mo are
...
...


to be determined
ain't it strange and
do you know how to think
and feel
at the same time?

my favorite quote:
"No matter where I roam,
every single soul is a poem
written on the back of God's hand"
~Michael Franti

She was about ten years old, I think.
She wanted to mess 'round with my camera
I was ok with that
She asked, "what do you look like when you're happy?"
So I showed her.

 

Most Recent Blog Post


Which term would you use?
Blog Posted:4/4/2012 7:01:00 PM

 

I'm struggling back and forth, what do you think?  If a person begins a comment with the phrase, "My personal belief is..."  I can't decide if "personal belief" is oxymoronic or if it's redundant.  Both? Neither? Something else?
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  1. Date: 4/8/2012 6:22:00 PM
    Personal belief's are behind wars! So I'm going with "neither". That's my personal belief......

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  1. Date: 4/5/2012 6:29:00 AM
    If you evaluate all options and decide then it is your personal belief, otherwise it is oxymoronic. OH!! I thought oxymoron was a politician carrying a bottle of clorox. I'd tell you what mine is but it's personal. I guess it could be redundant. Geez, Nancy, now I'm so confused I can't drive for three days.

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  1. Date: 4/5/2012 1:13:00 AM
    I was leaning that way, but I still can't quite discount oxymoronic. I'm finding more and more that my "personal" beliefs have way more to do with the cultural and societal things I've been exposed to than any inherent "belief generator" (for lack of a better term). Thanks for piping in, you two!

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  1. Date: 4/4/2012 9:16:00 PM
    I am with Joyce on this one. It's redundant. I have caught myself saying: "My personal belief...." Hmmmm, I kinda do enjoy how it sounds though.

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  1. Date: 4/4/2012 7:49:00 PM
    I would not use personal. Who's belief would it be? My and personal are redundant. Some one at sometime added personal to belief for emphasis. It is not oxymoronic as the words do not have opposite meanings. Joyce

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