Meandering Monday about A Narrative-Driven Lack of Reality
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Meandering Monday about A Narrative-Driven Lack of Reality

Narratives are so frustratingly unhelpful. Covid has been a terrible ordeal, released on the world by scientific incompetence (or worse), and has resulted in millions of unnecessary and unfortunate deaths. But I believe we are coming out of that long dark tunnel into a brighter tomorrow where a combination of natural & herd immunity, vaccines … Continue reading

Meandering Monday about Censorship, Consensus, Conscience, and Coercion
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Meandering Monday about Censorship, Consensus, Conscience, and Coercion

You don’t prove you’re right by silencing the opposition. This has  been tried throughout history, and does nothing but slow down progress. Sure, the people resisting truth to preserve their short-term self-interest may retain power for a little bit longer, but eventually it has to be admitted that Galileo was right, and that the Earth … Continue reading

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Meandering Monday about Trying To Get a Read on THE END OF THE WORLD

I’ve now been without a day-job for two whole weeks. The last time this happened was in 2000, after my customers decided they didn’t need my programming services any longer, once I’d made the world (or at least my clients) safe from the software perils of Y2K. You might remember this if you’re forty or … Continue reading

Meandering Monday about Russian Static
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Meandering Monday about Russian Static

They’re back! In case you don’t remember (or only got the Dem-MSM spin), we’ve just had a couple of years of collusion investigation (on Trump, not on the real colluders) that wound up unable to find any evidence. In the course of that investigation, there were gratuitous assertions that Russia wanted to help Trump, but … Continue reading