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“A PERSON WHO WON'T READ HAS NO ADVANTAGE OVER ONE WHO CAN'T READ.”

- MARK TWAIN

Writing essays

For some time now I've been thinking about writing essays.  I believe it is the role of a good essayist to dissect the present; to critique it, laud its virtues and condemn its injustices and failures.  I think we need more critical thinkers in our society, and more readers.  An enlightened and knowledgeable citizenry is essential to the preservation of a Constitutional Republic.  I'm sure we've all heard that quip before, but how many of us actually act on that, or actively try to seek the wisdom of thought and reason?  At least for 2014, I promise to read more, think more, and write more...