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This is my personal blog. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are my own and not those of other people or of institutions, organizations or the religious tradition with which I am affiliated.

I created this blog in part to help me process information. My thoughts and opinions will change as I learn more and develop my understanding of things. I consider this a necessary consequence of having an open mind. Therefore, I reserve the right to allow my views to evolve and to change my thoughts, views and opinions over time without assigning any reason for such changes.

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Revised:  May 9, 2017