Monthly Archives: November 2005

Began this morning by playing the CD ‘No Pussyfooting’ by Fripp & Eno while surfing various Internet news sites. One item I read had a pop-up add for some coffee maker that included a video of Martha Stewart endorsing the … Continue reading

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growing old is (so far) better than the alternative

The brainiacs at AARP continue to be clueless about my age. Still many months short of my 50th birthday, I received another invitation to join. They aren’t doing their image any favors. You would think a simple test for math … Continue reading

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Do Existentialists play video games?

Existentialism – the individual is responsible for their own decisions, actions and therefore fate. However, after realizing this they feel isolated from the rest of society. Were they driven to make the choice(disaffectionism) or did they go willingly(isolationism)? Does true … Continue reading

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Hell No I Won’t Go! (or watch)

Yesterday’s local TV broadcast of the WW2 movie “Windtalkers” confirmed what I had suspected for some time now; I’m no longer interested in “war” movies.(thank you very much Steven Spielberg) Initially planning to sit and watch, the more I though … Continue reading

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Presently reading “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” by Philip K. Dick. Yes, another of those sci-fi classics which I kept stored in a box for decades. (at one point I collected the book versions of movies I enjoyed) Surprised, … Continue reading

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How long will people continue to believe when someone opposes a specific government policy that person is un-patriotic? “One to whom the interests of a part seem superior to those of the whole. The dupe of statesmen and the tool … Continue reading

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Charity begins at Line 15 on Schedule ‘A’

Just how charitable is someone who claims any donation made as a deduction when filing taxes? Seems oxymoronic. How many supposedly selfless taxpayers only contribute to charity just so the government will reimburse part of it? That’s greed not charity.

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