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A Diet of Crazy Pills

I love conspiracy theories as interesting things to look at, not as ways of understanding the world. I’ve read and followed more than my fair share and though I’ve let my knowledge slide in the last few years I have … Continue reading

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The Most Important Book Nobody Has Read…

Back in the day when the world was more or less normal, I would often walk through a train station (I love train stations) on the way to or from work. There was (is?) a newsstand in the main hall … Continue reading

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More than a Virus got out of China

About a year since I first heard of the mysterious and scary virus from China the world has changed. Without getting into theories of manufactured vs natural or escaped vs released, one thing has been very clear. There has been … Continue reading

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If There is Hope, it Lies in the Gamers

I’d been very pessimistic about the future after the Biden inauguration and the tempest of executive orders coming out of the Oval Office and had worked out what some likely possible short term and long term scenarios were. They were … Continue reading

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Voting, the more the better!

I’m wondering how long it will take for Democrats to start advocating for open ballots. Before you dismiss the idea as crazy, hear me out. In open balloting, the polls open and anyone can vote anywhere as many times as … Continue reading

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Leave them wanting more…

Maybe because I’m (happily) not in the US that the events around the capitol and Trump seem different. My gut idea is that Trump is basically putting on a big show as a grand finale for his presidency… He’s spent … Continue reading

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Pollish Jokes

Okay, so the polls were all laughably wrong about the election and even if Biden/Harris eke out a win (legitimate or not) the question remains how could they be so wrong? I think there are two parts and second depends … Continue reading

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The Polish Abortion protests in a Nutshell

I have the idea that some might want to know what’s going on with the abortion thing in Poland. Quick and dirty rundown Abortion was legal in the communist period but not common for a number of reasons, some of … Continue reading

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The Worst Case Scenario…. No, that sounds too optimistic…

I see that it’s Nobel season and looking at twitter here and there I suddenly had the worst. though. ever. I really hope I’m wrong. I really, really, really, really, REALLY hope I’m wrong. I have the horrible feeling that … Continue reading

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The Sunk Cost Virus

I finally figured out what government and WHO policy regarding coronavirus reminds me of – a 419 letter advance-fee scam (those emails from third world customs officials wanting your help in sneaking money out of the country). “We work for … Continue reading

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