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All THAT MATTERS

A collection of aborted cells, whether in a miscarriage in the first twenty weeks or via a medical procedure, can't suffer, think, or have any sense of self or future.

In the U.S. and for many people worldwide, we are on pins and needles waiting for the SCOTUS to rule on the constitutionality of a Mississippi law banning abortion after 15 weeks. Interestingly, the State also wants SCOTUS to overturn Roe. While the latter seems unlikely, the 15-week ban is problematic on several fronts. <break time='1s'/>

Life's Puzzle

04/28/2022

The discussion generally focused on why any of this shit matters and why we should play this stupid game of competition and pretend to be, care or believe any of the crap we've been taught. We enter the proverbial rat race and work our asses off all our lives so that we can die knowing we did all the right...

Life & Death

04/16/2022

Yesterday, we lost our dear friend, Susan Smith, as she and her husband George vacationed in New Orleans. It was a sudden occurrence, which is always preferable to lingering in pain and illness. And, as might be expected when you are an octagenarian as Susan was and I will soon be, the death of anyone in your age group is cause for reflection....

The headlines are screaming, "Inflation highest in 40 years!" And that is true for the last few months; a few months does not a trend make. Several respected publications believe this is a blip, not a trend. Economic giants like The Economist think this will be short-lived; we'll see and know by the 3rd quarter reports.

Or, as I sometimes desparingly post this, GOPutin. This is really a discussion of evolution, or rather resisting evolution, as it pertains to world events. Evolution is not just about we humans and our chimpanzee cousins, but social, technological, scientific, and institutional evolution; everything evolves whether we like it or not. Let's look at...

There's a lot of talk about the war crimes and crimes against humanity perpetrated by the Putin-led invasion of Ukraine and the tragedies that we see playing out on TV every day. It grinds on the heart, mind, and soul to see the death and destruction caused by the wanton invasion of a sovereign nation.