VERISIMILITUDE [ver-uh-si-MIL-i-tood]: having the appearance of truth or reality

realism

It is amazing to look at pieces of art which are painted in the realistic mode.   It is almost impossible to distinguish them from photography at times.   The goose painting I have used as today’s illustration is a perfect example.  When I first saw it I assumed it was a photo.  But Guido Daniele, the […]

LET'S GET POLITICAL (5): the last of the series

—————————————– BI-PARTISAN: the fantasy that Congress can create legislation with support from both of the major parties. (Again, my own definition) Idealism is required of those who aspire to public service. Without idealism the function of those sitting in various houses of legislature is simply to embrace the status quo, vote on the bills presented, […]