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Piano/Keyboards - Chick Corea
Tenor Sax - Sonny Rollins
Trumpet - Clark Terry
Guitar - Pat Metheney
Bass - John Patitucci
Drums - Jimmy Cobb
Tenor Sax- Branford Marsalis
Trumpet - Chris Botti
"I agree with you. I've learned that going out once in a while is actually really beneficial - it's a great way to get away from the stress that surrounds us on a daily basis. With that being said, it's important to keep a proper…"
"I love your point about willful ignorance. Some people are fixated on their beliefs that if you were to challenge these beliefs they'd take it as a personal attack which in turn hurts their pride, leading to them being defensive and angry.…"
"I love to talk about politics. However, it is growing increasingly more frustrating for several reasons. One, more and more people are growing discouraged and therefore apathetic towards politics. This is extremely dangerous in this day and age…"
"I think that is a good approach, especially in something that can be as subjective as politics. I think that talking with and listening to smarter people is a great way to learn. Preparedness is an excellent supplement, I believe, because it helps…"
"I agree with rev.Craig, it is best not to discuss politics unless you know your audience. If everyone is of similiar political leanings it is ok, but you can create a bad mood if people don't agree. It is a little sad that political discource…"
"Absolutely, Tyler. It's very frustrating when you're discussing politics with someone who doesn't quite have an idea as to the subject. However, when I'm unfamiliar with a subject I try to learn about it through discussion rather…"
"I think it is very important to know and understand politics to be a successful conversationalist, although it should not be the driving force of every conversation. One would hate for the subject to come up and know no substantive information to…"
Thanks, man! Yeah, I've been a Flyers fan pretty much my whole life. My grandfather, who lived in the Philly area, got me into them. When ever we would go up to visit, he and I would watch the game - it usually ended in him calling them 'a bunch of bums.' But I'm a die hard!
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"Good luck on this. You'll be hard pressed to find a news source that isn't slanted in one direction or another. I am suspect of all media that presents things in a biased way, which seems to put me at odds with every source. "
Most political sources online or in the media are pretty awful. Most online message boards especially are havens for fighting and lunatic fringe views.I've been doing a little research to find get an idea of what some more professionally written sources are - If anyone can give me some advice I'd appreciate.On the bottom of the barrel I rank minor blogs, Youtube channels, and most political message boards (where any anonymous person can contribute; ex. Democratic Underground). Just up from that…See More
"A bit of a weird suggestion, but a heated floor mat (like the ones for offices) are a semi-common thing I see in "battle station" set-ups. Keep in mind that these are only useful for users who are at their desk for several hours at a time,…"