Taliban promise to be more moderate where women’s rights are concerned

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AMONG the challenges facing Afghanistan presently are the Taliban’s repressive past and the tiny taste of women’s freedom that was being enjoyed by many that have long admired the idealism and openness that women in the western world have enjoyed.

The concern and disappoint many of Americans have had for…


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We are leaving Afghanistan the way we left Vietnam. That should surprise no one. We got into the two wars much the same way. There was in both instances no prior plan for what would constitute a military victory and an exit plan at that point. In both instances we…


The Emperor has No Clothing

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On January 20th, 2020, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. He received the largest number of votes ever for a U.S. President. A fact that seem lost on Donald Trump and a significant number of…


There Will Always Be Doubters

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There have been doubters since the beginning of time. Doubting is not in and of itself a bad thing. A caveman comes across a bunch of burning sticks and brush and as he gets close to it, itis hot and he pulls back. What good…


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It would be beneficial to explore the influences of the inferior function in everyday life. These can be thought of as “grip experiences,” which can be characterized by obsessive, compulsive, addictive, and perfectionistic behaviors. All personality types can experience these to some degree. INFPs have a given predisposition to them…


When Stress Settles On An INFP

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EVERYONE is prone to tension and it’s sibling, stress. It is available in our homelife, our work, school, drive time, you name it. …


“I am an introvert… please respect boundaries that I am speaking… Leave me alone”

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I can personally recall the indignation I felt the first time I read about the senseless death of Elijah McClain. Elijah was a 23-year-old black man that was walking home one night in August of 2019…


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There has really never been anything pretty about the differences between the pro-choice and anti-abortion forces. What has happened in Texas has only brought more tension than ever between these two groups.

The issue is Texas’s new abortion law that bans abortion providers from carrying out terminations after fetal cardiac…

Michael A Wells - INFP personality type

Held captive in the Midwest but I love San Francisco, black coffee, chardonnay and diet coke. My vice is SF Giants baseball. I'm the poet you are running from.

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