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Liberty, liberty

"if you identify with the Liberty movement...."


...with the liberty movement....

Robin, I don't mean to be a curmudgeon, but a writer should know the difference between nouns and proper nouns. The latter noun denotes what is official, such as a company, a government or a family.

(An explanation: Proper nouns are in contexts displaying the noun is unique; because so, these nouns are capitalized. Nouns in contexts displaying commonality are lower cased, such as the name of the board game checkers.)

People who concern themselves to matters of the mind should be sentinels of things deriving from it because those things are the forerunners to the second half of life, action.

If a writer is an observer, and he must be before he writes, he must convey his message so it depicts what his attention is to. If his words don't depict what his mind is tuned to, once he is aware of the relationship between what he wrote and his readers' behavior when their behavior is different than what he thought it to be, he shouldn't be shocked about that awareness but should be disappointed he gave opportunity for the wrong behavior to happen.

There is no need and sense in capitalizing the word liberty. Likewise, there is no need and sense to capitalize the word president when it isn't before a person's name, as in: Barack Obama, president of the United States, said "I like peanut butter and jelly sandwiches." That mistake is as often as putting a period outside the closing quotation mark ["example here".] Those instances, those mistakes, in journalism are moving from moderate use to pervasive use. This movement should worry he who comprehends the significance between mind and body because language, the carrier of messages from and to the mind, depicts reality.

To capitalize things denoting common qualities creates confusion because it exchanges right for wrong, establishing disconnect between objectivity and subjectivity, which can lead to problems that carry on in compounding fashion for a long time. So too does improper use of the guide how to read: punctuation.

Distorting language -- a band in the two-band helix life travels on -- distorts reality, a tactic people who obfuscate reality use to dull and enslave.

Robin and any writer: avoid distortion. Master language. And master the second band: logic.

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.