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A Note on Freedom of Speech

by Izzy Kalman (August 2004) I believe it is a great tragedy that citizens of democratic countries are not educated about the true brilliance and power of the right to Freedom of Speech. Many people don’t understand why it is best to let people say whatever they want – even if it hurts people feelings […]

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Bully, Hypocrite and Cognitive Dissonance

by Izzy Kalman (August 2004) I didn’t expect to be writing again about money, the main subject of my last newsletter, but I received so many lengthy letters from upset readers that I realized the subject of money needs more attention. The points I had made are so simple but so foreign to our consciousness […]

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The Folly of Protecting Feelings

by Izzy Kalman (May 2004) These days we’re teaching kids that the “sticks and stones slogan is a lie.” They are being taught instead that “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words hurt my feelings, and that is even worse.” Unfortunately, this nonsense has pervaded government policy as well, with horrific results. It […]

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