The Crisis of Love in America

There’s a song that came out back in the 1980s. Maybe some of you remember it, but most of you have probably never heard of it—or of the man who sang it. (He is still alive, so perhaps I should say “sings” it.) The title of the song is “Love Is Not a Feeling.” I grew up listening to this song, and it continues to influence me. 

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In the category of “I love gratitude” . . .

He could grandstand, if he wanted to, but he doesn’t. He simply says thanks.

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In the category of “where’s the outcry on this?” and “could ‪@RepRichmond (@CedricRichmond) be more vulgar & demeaning?” . . .

Where are the SJWs now?

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In the categories of “no, who do you think *you* are?” and “I know you are but what am I?” . . .

In the battle of who thinks who is, we must remember that just because someone asks the question doesn’t mean they have the right to ask it, even if they say they do. It can be a valuable question to ask—even of a U.S. President. As in other areas of life, our own behavior often determines whether we have the right to ask certain questions. This is especially true if the question contains an obvious accusation, as the question “who the hell do you think you are?” clearly—and always—does. Sometimes, when someone asks that very accusatory, very insulting question, we must, as a matter of course, of dignity, yes, even of propriety, respond, “Well, who the hell do you think you are?”

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In the category of “guilty as charged” . . .

Spoiler alert: Nearly half of Netflix watchers “cheat” on their significant other

A Netflix survey says just about half of U.S. binge-watchers admit to “cheating” on their significant other by jumping ahead on a show they agreed to watch together.

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In the category of “can we all agree from now on that this is how we do it?” . . .

 
Whenever a major story breaks in the social media age, from the supreme court judgement on article 50 to the news that roast potatoes can apparently cause cancer—it sparks a heated debate. And in this post-truth world of alternative facts even the US president conducts his battles on Twitter. But what if you’re less interested in just shouting your view and actually want to try to change people’s minds?
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In the category of “he apologized for something that wasn’t wrong and they fired him” . . .

Life is beautiful, Venus says, brushing off commentator row

Doug Adler, commentating on the African-American 13th seed’s second-round match against Switzerland’s Stefanie Voegele on Wednesday, provoked outrage on social media when he was taken to have described Williams charging ‘like a gorilla.’ Adler, a former tennis professional, said he had said ‘guerrilla.’

UPDATE (2017-02-15 12:11 p.m.): Doug Adler has sued ESPN for wrongful termination of employment. Reported here at WitGlass in the categories of “good for you, @DougAdlerTennis” and “I hope you beat @ESPN (because you should)”.

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