After musing upon my seeming inability to write blog entries in depth on various subjects which interest me, I came to the conclusion that it is because I have no deep convictions about much of anything. That is probably why my writing is so prosaic. And that's probably sad.
I thought about some of the blogs I read repeatedly and found that each of them has a definite theme. They have a cause that each blogger is passionate about. The blogs, for example, of two militant atheists, PZ Myers and Greta Christina -- both of whom, besides being competent writers, are without a doubt absolutely dedicated to passionately expounding their personal beliefs.
Taslima Nasreen has a simplistic theme that is fast growing tiresome: "Men Bad. Women Good."
Can one feign passion?
WORD FOR TODAY
Lacking wit or imagination
Having the style or diction of prose; lacking poetic beauty.
BORN ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Born May 1, 1907
Died June 17, 1986
Born May 1 1918
Died Jan. 27, 2004
Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.
--Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel