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Philosophical, Analytical, and Creative Writings

(analysis)

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Philosophy

Steps toward a more successful government - A philosophical paper written as a 16-year-old in a California desert (1957) 12,224 words telluridepaper.html - 12 languages

On goals in life - From Greek ideas of good to the ideal of rhythm (1966) 10,241 words goalsinlife.html - 12 languages

On Truth and Beauty - A youthful attempt to make sense of human culture (1966) 3,138 words truthbeauty.html - 12 languages

Self-Consciousness and Rhythmic Concentration - What thoughts to cultivate and avoid during peak rhythmic performance (2001) 7,130 words rhythmicconcentration.html www.worldhistorysite/rsc-7.html - 12 languages (This is a sample chapter in Bill McGaughey’s book, “Rhythm and Self-Consciousness”, published by Thistlerose in 2001. The text of the complete book appears in the following section.)

Self-Consciousness as a Causal Force in the World - Some situations can only be understood by thinking about thoughts (2013) 4,551 words self-consciousness.html - 12 languages

Rhythm and Self-Consciousness in my own Life - Understanding loss of concentration (2015) 1,986 words concentration.html - 12 languages

 

Religion

A Story of Christmas - How the Christmas holiday appears in each epoch of history (2001) 453 words www.worldhistorysite/Christmas.html - 7 languages

Prophetic Expectations at the Time of Jesus - List of Successive Jewish Prophecies relating to the Messiah (Albert Schweitzer's view) (2005) 2,819 words www.worldhistorysite/Jewishprophecy.html - 12 languages

Life of the Historical Jesus - Significant events in Jesus' life as narrated in the Gospels (Albert Schweitzer's view) (2005) 5,379 words www.worldhistorysite/historicalJesus.html - 7 languages

Jesus’ World View and How It Became Ours - A life driven by prophetic writings as interpreted by Albert Schweitzer (2015) 49,360 words www.worldhistorysite/Jesusworldview.html - 1 language (English)

 

Disadvantages of being white

The roots of white self-hatred - The black race as a metaphor for disadvantage (2011) 4,410 words whiteprivilege.html - 12 languages

Aggression of the Victimized Minority - How demographic politics defines the Democratic Party (2014) 6,565 words victim.html - 12 languages

About Harrison neighborhood and racial justice - Is it poor because it is predominately black? (2014) 3,349 words raceinharrison.html - 12 languages

Let white people march! - Say you are not ashamed to be white. (2015) 2,882 words march.html - 12 languages

I am not ashamed/afraid to be white - The slogan for a sign to be carried through downtown Minneapolis on August 5, 2015 at high noon. (2015) 13,777 words notashamed.html - 12 languages

 

Other

Things Learned Maybe Before I was Able to Speak: Some Facts of Human Existence as Might be Thought by a Baby - Useful information for a newly born child (2017) 948 words thingslearned.html - 12 languages

Money as Fiction - Banking and money in the United States (2005) 3,709 words money.html - 12 languages

A Question of Identity - One is one’s role in a story (2010) 1,419 words identitystories.html - 12 languages

Steve Meldahl, Don Samuels, Northside Blogs, and the Lost Generation - How to salvage personal dignity in a world of declining job opportunities for college graduates (2011) 1,872 words meldahl.html - 12 languages

Too focused for my own good - A grade grubber becomes socially inept (2011) 1,090 words toofocused.html - 12 languages

Our incompetent future - We don’t make men like Harry Truman any more (2011) 3,887 words incompetent.html - 12 languages

Bill McGaughey, the newspaper columnist - Three articles for the now-defunct St. Paul Globe (2013) 5,830 words stpaulglobe.html - 12 languages

The essentially fraudulent nature of pharmaceutical advertising on television - Pester the doctor to prescribe branded products (2017) 909 words fraudulentadvertising.html - 12 languages

The joys of lying an attitude brought on by experience (2017) 1,590 words lying.html - 12 languages

 

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