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 Gender Language in the Animal King/Queendom
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Meandering Monday about Gender Language in the Animal King/Queendom

It’s hard to navigate the current clouding of gender language. There are places where you can get in legal trouble for addressing someone with the wrong pronoun. It would be simpler if the thought police just outlawed pronouns altogether, wouldn’t it? But then there’d probably be people who’d label REFUSING to use any pronouns as … 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

Fractured Fragment Friday: The Infinite Possibilities of “The Re-Entanglement of Grant Decker”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: The Infinite Possibilities of “The Re-Entanglement of Grant Decker”

I give a lot of thought to dementia and Alzheimer’s. It could be due to hearing of prominent people (Ronald Regan, Terry Pratchett) who have wound up with it, as well as relatives. Then again, it’s more likely on my mind because my own memory always seems to be in continuous decline. I wondered about … Continue reading