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Dr. Ron Barnes

Dr. Ron Barnes is a columnist for The Daily Courier.

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Hopefully there are at least a few of you out there reading this who can still recall those Sunday evenings when we turned on the radio in our living rooms and listened to the comedy of Fibber McGee and Molly, Edgar Bergen and Charley McCarthy, and Jack Benny.

By Ron Bar August 17, 2019
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Can we all agree that being human means, among other things, that we are flawed individuals?

By Dr. Ron Barnes August 3, 2019

I want to say a few kind words about goofing off.

By Dr. Ron Barnes July 20, 2019

Cogito, ergo, sum. Descartes gave us these words: “I think, therefore I am.”

By Dr. Ron Barnes July 6, 2019

Join me in those earlier days when discovery and magic and mystery were taking place daily and when events and people and circumstances were impacting us in ways that were often beyond our comprehension.

By Dr. Ron Barnes June 22, 2019

Whatever became of compassion?

By Dr. Ron Barnes June 8, 2019

Faithful readers may recall that I have twice recommended books written by David Brooks.

By Dr. Ron Barnes May 25, 2019

There are few sights as refreshing and joyous as watching young children at play.

By Dr. Ron Barnes May 11, 2019
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I can’t seem to help myself. My latest hang-up is that I have been thinking about thinking for the past few months.

By Dr. Ron Barnes April 27, 2019

Thinking back over my first 88 years, I cherish the stories that have impacted, invigorated and brought joy to my life.

By Dr. Ron Barnes April 13, 2019

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