Monthly Archives: July 2017

My Favorite Obsessive Rants: Emoting vs Acting

My new favorite audio channel on youtube is “The Dragon Demands” which is a Game of Thrones fan channel. More specifically, my favorite videos are analyses of ways that the TV show diverges from the books and how this always … Continue reading

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Post Post-Religion

I tend to not believe it when people talk about whole societies not being religious. I’m much more prone to believe in societies that are between religions rather than truly post religious. Most people most of the time seem to … Continue reading

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The Meaning Barrier

I was in a small grocery chain around the corner waiting behind a woman who was bending the ear of the cashier (a late middle aged lady). It was weird because while I could understand the words the sentences didn’t … Continue reading

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Occam’s Razor, Right to the Wrists…

Some people seem horrified and puzzled why this writer would behave the way she does (the behavior itself can be found at the links I’d rather not expound on the specifics here). I understand being horrified. What I don’t understand … Continue reading

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Department of “Don’t Complain It Could Be Worse”, Case File # 453

How could get it get worse? She could consult Rolling Stone Magazine… Seriously. If there is a reportable crime, then the police must be involved. If it’s not a reportable crime, then the university has no business in placing themselves … Continue reading

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The Dog That Doesn’t Bark, Dammit!

Okay, all I could think of while I was reading this was: “She is totally wanting to dump this guy and is working up the nerve”. I think the weird greivance behind her humble brag about what a great guy … Continue reading

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New Header Picture – Swimming in the Black Sea

Kind of a downer summer so far, the weather in Poland has been chilly and rainy or cloudy and muggy. To remind myself that this is summer I changed the header picture. This is my second favorite beach in Bulgaria … Continue reading

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The More Things Don’t Change…

Many of the greatest tragedies of the 20th century came from overestimating the importance of biological and cultural differences between groups of people, especially biological differences. Human beings haven’t learned that much, or rather human beings tend to learn all … Continue reading

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Democrats Are Useless

It’s worth noting that the truly horrifying story on modern debt peonage (or indentured servitude if you will) in the United Fucking States of America was published on June 16, three weeks ago, and has not created a mass wave … Continue reading

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Of Plants and Jobs

I once read that the perpetual conflict between insects that want to eat plants and the ways that plants deal with them (including offering the insects juicy bits in exchange for leaving the rest of the plant alone) make all … Continue reading

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