It's Labor Day. I have time to think, research and write.
I thought about the Oakland Raiders and the discussions about "blackout."
Then, I thought about a powerful question: Do you love me?
As a reader of sacred and secular literature, an example came to mind.
There is a story about a man named Peter who was asked a question three times.
Three times, for goodness sake!
Do you love me? Peter answered
Do you love me? Peter answered, again.
Do you love me? And, Peter answered a third time.
What does this mean? Well, you do the research and get your interpretation.
I will use the sequence of three questions (all the same) and three answers. This is my analogy.
First, the poser of the question may not believe the answer because of a lack of enthusiasm in the voice (of a Raider fan).
Second, the poser of the question may not believe the second answer because of an attitude that did not relay unequivocal commitment and dedication (of a Raider fan's blog entry).
Third, the poser of the question insisted on a pronouncement indicating that "Yes, I love you (the Oakland Raiders) ...
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