Monthly Archives: June 2012

It has always bothered me – astonished me, really – that banks and such are legally able to sell MY debt.  It seems to me – at a human level – that if I owe someone – or in this … Continue reading

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Decent Words in a Rotten World (from 2008-01-22)

From 22-JAN-2008…. Decent Words in a Rotten World  There’s something wrong here. And there. Look around the corner – scan the news – recall your folks’ life – review your own. Something’s wrong. Everywhere. It’s called Life, the Big Picture, … Continue reading

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Politics…. (an old rant from 2009 or 2010)

(An old rant, from sometime in 2009 or 2010)  My head’s in a spin. Reading George Lakoff’s 2006 book, “Whose Freedom?”, his take on U.S. politics in recent years (post-911, and pre-economic debacle).  I’m trying to digest it. It’s disturbing … Continue reading

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That Evil Socialist Healthcare Bill was Passed (an old rant from 2009 or 2010)

(An old rant, from ca. Spring, 2010)  The Healthcare Bill – it’s crappy enough, yes. I’m trying to figure this all out. If you hate Liberals, don’t read the rest of this…. Re the Bill itself – we do have … Continue reading

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"Not Wanted" Ads (an old rant from 2009 or 2010)

(An old rant, from ca. 2009 or 2010) Want ads are a funny business. They reflect the dog-eat-dog nature of economic life: those hiring always want better and still better employees, and the rest of the applicants can take a … Continue reading

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Now, ignorance – in a general sense – is what constitutes our mental life: we can sense things (receive impressions) but never have complete knowledge – we cannot know HOW life works, how electrons and quarks can exist, or even … Continue reading

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My three-eyed blog still exists here on Blogger!  Despite Google’s “New Blogger” dashboard.  News?  Diverting factoids?  Rants?  Not much today; but I did find a nice blog by an apparently mammary-obsessive girl (girl?) who styles herself “samuraifrog”.  (Maybe it’s a … Continue reading

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