This post is about the N word that Bill Gates, Woody Allen and Stephen Hawking can afford to wear as a badge of honor. By trying to turn a word that was used to define a group of kids who did not fit in with normal ones they are just creating a new club that is exclusive to others. As I argued in my post Bullying and Society what goes on in our schools is just a microcosm of our society where groups need to define other groups to make themselves feel important.
In my post Senate, House, Governor Races, Making Sense of Just One Race I presented the inner workings of exit poll data from the PA Senate race to deconstruct the inner workings of polls that are often presented on the news to the masses from on high as Bible truth. In this modern world of ever specialized knowledge, understanding of how and why things are the way that they are is in fewer and fewer hands. Would Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, and their enlightened ilk have wanted to call themselves anything other than ordinary men?
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