A comment responding to an earlier blog entry asked, "What in our current society leaves you the most dissatisfied?" I responded, "The quality of discourse/debate." i will expand on that response in this blog entry.
I am: male, white, Irish/German heritage, imbued with Christian/Protestant values from childhood, 72 years of age. These are incontrovertible primary facts of my identity.
I am: heterosexual, agnostic, citizen of the USA, widower, retired, challenged by some medical conditions. These are secondary facts of my identity derived at least in part from the primary facts.