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Forum: Non-Fiction 05-19-2016, 01:30 AM
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Posted By Quandy
I see...

But not
Torontohockeyre?
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-18-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,278
Posted By Quandy
I, on the other hand, believe in answering a...

I, on the other hand, believe in answering a question as posed. Which, in this case was, "Of all the Encyclopedia Britannica entries about all the influential and important authors in the history of...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-18-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,278
Posted By Quandy
You asked me why I chose Balzac from all of the...

You asked me why I chose Balzac from all of the authors in Britannica. I took the question literally and answered literally. Why do I assume anyone here might actually not be looking to pick a fight?...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-18-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,278
Posted By Quandy
Fair enough. I guess, in the first place, because...

Fair enough. I guess, in the first place, because considering all the abuse I got just for posting this one, imagine if I posted all of them (just kidding). Well, the short answer to that is that I...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-17-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By Quandy
The only reason I'm still here is because I...

The only reason I'm still here is because I assume (perhaps falsely) that the majority of people also here are genuinely interested in learning and growing rather than whining, attention-getting and...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-17-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By Quandy
But it does take a certain amount of humility and...

But it does take a certain amount of humility and discernment. Perhaps not everyone here thinks this site should be as ego-based as you seem to. Sometimes other people's work may actually serve as a...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-17-2016, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By Quandy
Ps

And since no one in the Administration here has objected to either this post or my other one in "Fiction", I will continue to assume that such posts are within the guidelines set by the site, until I...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-17-2016, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By Quandy
Thanks, but...

... all I see next to "Non-Fiction" is "
Non-Fiction Journals, biographies, memoirs, etc."
And, right at the top of the "About Us" page of this site it says: "Our open discussions provide a wealth...
Forum: Non-Fiction 05-16-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,029
Posted By Quandy
Standards Pt. 2

From Wikipedia:

"Frank Sinatra Has a Cold" is a profile of Frank Sinatra written by Gay Talese for the April 1966 issue of Esquire.The article is one of the most famous pieces of magazine...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-13-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,278
Posted By Quandy
Interesting...

...thanks so much!
Forum: Writers' Cafe 05-12-2016, 02:20 PM
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Views: 4,278
Posted By Quandy
Standards

I personally feel it is always important and useful to not only have standards and models of what many consider as the best to have yet been produced (particularly in the arts), but also to have...
Forum: Non-Fiction 04-10-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By Quandy
Still learning the ropes...

...appreciate the input!
Forum: Non-Fiction 04-07-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By Quandy
Democrats Heading for an Open Convention, Too?

Surprisingly, the current mutterings from the Sanders campaign are about an open Democratic Convention at which they feel they can sway Super-delegates to support Bernie.

Politico:
"Weaver...
Forum: Non-Fiction 03-14-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By Quandy
[QUOTE=brianpatrick;718274]Yeah, Clinton would...

[QUOTE=brianpatrick;718274]Yeah, Clinton would have to be indicted or nailed into a scandal that sticks for her to lose the nomination. The party elite are not going all out on Bernie because the...
Forum: Non-Fiction 03-10-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By Quandy
Never heard it put so succinctly. Well done!

Never heard it put so succinctly. Well done!
Forum: Non-Fiction 03-10-2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By Quandy
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/seth-abramson/5-reas...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/seth-abramson/5-reasons-the-clinton-sanders-race-is-much-much-closer-than-you-think_b_9415156.html

Things might be a bit different today than they were 30 years...
Forum: Non-Fiction 03-09-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By Quandy
Has Bernie Sanders Finally Turned the Corner?

Bernie Sandersís upset in the Michigan primary yesterday may not only go down in the history books as the greatest example of polling error, but a turning point in the Democratic primary race itself....
Forum: Members' Feedback 03-05-2016, 04:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,635
Posted By Quandy
I didn't want to report it either, particularly...

I didn't want to report it either, particularly because I was brand new to this site, and didn't really know what was going on. But within a few minutes of posting my introduction I received...
Forum: Non-Fiction 03-01-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 955
Posted By Quandy
"An Anecdote"

While being nearly swept away, in awe and wonder during Hillary’s speech tonight, I was brought rudely back to reality by a little memory from the not so distant past.

As I mentioned; I simply...
Forum: Non-Fiction 02-29-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 916
Posted By Quandy
"The Next Thousand Years"

This is something I posted at OpEdNews.com a little while back (http://www.opednews.com/articles/The-Next-Thousand-Years-by-James-Quandy-Civilization_College_Credit_Democratic-150426-868.html: . I...
Forum: Fiction 02-23-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,373
Posted By Quandy
Thanks for taking the time to read it and reply....

Thanks for taking the time to read it and reply. I do intend to focus more on these experiences because they aren't just about me. I believe this truly is a way, way below-the-radar phenomenon...
Forum: Fiction 02-20-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,373
Posted By Quandy
It's all quite true...

... but send it anywhere you believe would be most appropriate.
Thanks.
Forum: Fiction 02-19-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,373
Posted By Quandy
Introduction, Pt. 3

I don't know if this is allowed (I'll probably find out soon enough...), but here is something I posted at "The Daily Kos" under the name "Sag" just a few weeks ago:

"I was born Jewish, though...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-15-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,571
Posted By Quandy
Come to think of it, that is what my younger self...

Come to think of it, that is what my younger self did. Good boy...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 02-15-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,571
Posted By Quandy
I'd say: "Self"

... read "Vedanta for the Western World", "Goethe's World View" by Rudolf Steiner, "Jean-Christophe" by Romain Rolland and start meditating daily. I would also make sure that I truly understood what...
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