Author Archives: relevantmatters

About relevantmatters

I do research and writing about issues that are relevant to our lives -- such as politics, peace, health care, climate change, and advice to young people. For relief, I offer a few short fiction pieces.

What Kind of God Do We Have?

  Advisory: I recommend you do not read this commentary if you are overly tender-hearted or you disdain having your religious sensibilities offended. To make my case for the kind of God I think we have, I had to delve … Continue reading

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The Great Inner Void

uzz 291 words – 2 min. By Jerry A. Boggs September 2017 Two atomic physicists activated for the first time their gamma-ray-based superquantum-microscope. Weighing three tons and taking up the entire first floor of the lab, it was far more … Continue reading

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A Super Short Story

Sometimes divulging a secret and expressing your feelings
are a struggle even if you’re stronger than a bull elephant. Continue reading

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Never Again

12,300 words, one hour and 30 min. By Jerry A. Boggs  April 2017 The best lessons are sometimes learned from the worst mistakes. PARKED in front of Beth Chapman’s house, 23-year-old Eric Bishop gripped the steering wheel until a sharp pain stabbed through his … Continue reading

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Trump will have vast powers. He can thank Democrats for them.

Liberals liked executive authority as long as Obama wielded it. Now they’ve set a precedent. Continue reading

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Gun Control and Mass Killers

By Jerry A. Boggs | July 2016 In a campaign to stop the massacres in the U.S. – which have become shockingly routine – many Democrats want to ban certain kinds of assault rifles, such as the AK-47 and the … Continue reading

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The Kidnapping

Things are done very differently in Temple. Continue reading

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