Category Archives: Philosophizing

So Who Is Telling The Truth?

  A friend of mine asked me, in these times of seemingly contradictory information, how to tell who’s speaking the truth, and who isn’t. The answer is simple: All you have to do is look and see who is calling … Continue reading

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My Top Five List – Dystopian Books

Originally, it was going to be a top ten list. But, as the wit once said: “I didn’t have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one.” Writing a Top Five Dystopian Book List, very fun. … Continue reading

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Trump/Putin ’16

We’re all excited here at my blog, because we’ve found out some terrific news: IT’S OFFICIAL!!! The Donald shall be announcing sometime next week that he is replacing his current running mate, whatshisname, with the man he has named as … Continue reading

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The Things You Find When Cleaning Out Your Hard Drive!

A/N: This is an old piece that I’d honestly forgotten I still had stashed away in the depths of my hard drive. I wrote this back in 1997, just a few weeks after the Heaven’s Gate suicides, and maybe a … Continue reading

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Ugly

So I’ve been having an e-mail debate about the subjectivity of ugliness and beauty with the boss (we tend to engage in philosophical arguments via e-mail for fun), so the subject’s been on my mind. Right now we’re having a … Continue reading

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Don’t give up …

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Opening Minds: the secret world of undue influence, manipulation and brainwashing

Forget banning people from countries, forget dropping bombs on whole populations: that hasn’t worked yet, and it will never work. In order to stop the violence, we need to look at why, and perhaps even more importantly, how. Continue reading

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