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Cultivated people have nine thoughts.

If you read what I post here on Welcome to Eclectic very often, you may be able to tell that I like columns.  Not the kind that hold up buildings, the kind that appear in newspapers (and now online). Even as a teenager, when we got the daily paper at our house, I tended to browse the news but read the columns from regulars like Dave Broder, William Raspberry, Thomas Sowell, Lewis Grizzard, and Rheta Grimsley. Having no idea who was liberal or conservative, or why that mattered, I developed… Read more Cultivated people have nine thoughts.