Thursday, October 27, 2016
Authors Posts by Robert D. Ashford

Robert D. Ashford

Robert D. Ashford was a Marine during the cold war and is now retired, after 50 years of construction management. He is a keen genealogist and loves humor. He watches the political horizons and likes to write commentary on what's next.

The Past and the Future

George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four illustrates the secret of power. Control thinking about the past and who controls the present controls the future.

The Purpose of Freedom

Prejudice is a disease of the heart and mind, trumping the purpose of freedom, creating monsters not people. We see overpowering disrespect for law and order.

Is Our Society Losing The Ability to Administer Self Discipline?

Discipline is not just to say yes sir or no sir but to be in control of every aspect of your life to become the best person you can become.

Time is Precious, Like Gold

What we do with a day is our challenge. What we don't do with a day is also our challenge. Time is always constant and we seem to be the purpose for time.

A Test for our Resolve: Will Greed Overcome Reason?

Socrates was bold in his own defense by telling the Athens political leaders that truth is the first step toward wisdom, the discovery of our own ignorance.

Four Powerful Traits Distorting Purpose of Life

These four traits dominate our society and leave us far from where we should stand... The way we think act and live shows how far we are off the true path of life.

God as Master of Cosmos and Religion

The earth, our world was not created in 6 days of man's time. If anyone can figure who's or what time measurement was used to create this planet by our creator it would certainly shed light on our understanding of time.

Living a Life With a Purpose

The treasures of life are not the riches and wealth of the world. When we know our purpose we find the way to happiness and the meaning to life.

Peace Begins With Oneself

Today on this earth war rages and acts of violence are repeated over and over again throughout the cities and neighborhoods of the world.

Benevolence Captivates Human Heart Better Than Force

Many of the basic beliefs in the bible are not used for schooling. The idea that common sense is part of religion is viewed as false thinking.