Logical Consistency

It's almost always a good idea to be logically consistent. When we forget that we almost always head down an ill advised path. We hear countries talk about going to war to achieve or preserve peace. For reasons that I can't begin to comprehend, that makes sense to some people, yet we don't hear about…

Picking and Choosing

The truth is that most of us pick and choose the things we feel are important, never stopping to look at the sum total of what garners our support or checking those things for consistency. Consider that people become really energized over the Second Amendment to the US Constitution, which they feel (rightly or not)…

Truth, Justice, and the American Way

The old black and white Superman television program's opening informed us that Superman stood for "Truth, Justice, and the American Way." I'm not quite sure who is to blame, but Superman seems to have dropped the ball because now we have "Alternative Truths, Lack of Justice, and the Autocratic Corporate Way." The above photo is…

Maybe it’s just me…

I find myself put off by overly aggressive appeals to get me to join a cause, and it doesn't really matter what that cause is. When people start pitching their cause by saying it's the most important cause that ever was or ever will be, I start to feel as if I am at a…

This is not a political post

This is not a political post, though it does involve people in politics. Think of it this way - if I wrote about the personal choices of a football player, that post wouldn't be about football. I wouldn't be saying that I like the team the person plays for more than another team. The same…

Who’s the Snowflake Now?

Back in the good old days when I was a child, back yard fallout shelters for the soon to be arriving nuclear winter were all the rage. Those in the know and with the means had them installed and stocked them with canned goods in a kind of pre-survivalist form of denial. Everything you needed…

Freedom

All the brave protesters shouting "I am free," Spinning in their box for some pigeon feed. Rage on their faces, rifles at their side, "Don't mess with me because I know my rights!" Convincing themselves much ado about nothing So much better than a little blue pill. Spending all your time compensating, Still at the…