Clowns to the left of me

June 11, 2010

“Clowns to the left of me, Jokers to the right, here I am,Stuck in the middle with you.” I would tweak this Stealers Wheel lyric slightly to fit the current BP oil mess as well as all the other disasters that take us by such surprise. “Experts to the left of me, Experts to the […]

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The Myth of Heroism

May 29, 2010

There is not much to be said for 30 hours of chemo infusion except perhaps there is plenty of time to get back to my writing. It’s difficult not to be repetitive since I only have one note to sing, but then there are the wise words of Bob Dylan’s refrain to “know your words […]

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Liar, Liar Parents on Fire!

May 9, 2010

Liar, Liar Parents on Fire! “You’re a liar. There is nothing worse!” How many parents have shouted those words in anger at their child? Ever thought about what you mean with such an accusation or what it implies?    Do you mean your child lied to you or that your child is an innate liar? […]

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Responsibility versus Accountability

May 9, 2010

Responsibility Versus Accountability The words responsibility and accountability are commonly understood as being interchangeable. The difference between them may seem subtle, but is in fact crucially significant. Accountability essentially equates with social, legal and economic standards while responsibility implies personal character traits associated with moral obligations and issues of good and evil. The too long […]

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So you think you can think.

May 7, 2010

So You think you can think, do you? What were you thinking about when you did such a stupid thing the winners demand to know. Think before you act they warn. Think about that implore your teachers. Think, think, think they wine, as if saying it made it possible.  Can’t you think for yourself demands […]

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The L.A. No Fail Dieting Program

May 5, 2010

The L.A. No Fail Dieting Program Believe it or not diets do work. What doesn’t work is us, the dieter. We foolishly believe that diets require us to possess a mystical substance called willpower.  Willpower is a total fiction, an illusion that is never observable until after the fact.Only after someone accomplishes some difficult task […]

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How’s your motivation doing?

April 19, 2010

A former boss of mine told the following story to motivate some of us novice workers who were getting a bit discouraged at their work results. I thought there might be a few discouraged students around at finals time who might find some consolation in the story. Every 100 years the animals that were on […]

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Be you Democrat or Republican?

April 12, 2010

I know it’s a bit unfair to paint all Republicans with the same broad brush, so let me be clear, I am not referring to those republican clones who like robots chant the time tattered mantras of their over-barons who bleed them just as dry as they do their demonic democrat losers. I’m talking about […]

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I believe in evolution?

April 9, 2010

With the exception of a few hard-core Intelligent Designers and left over Creationists the question “do you believe in evolution,” seems almost rhetorical. Even Pope Paul through the Catholic Church’s hat into evolutions ring. In spite of the intellectual smugness of evolutions devotees they are left with a thorny problem, a fatal paradox. These same […]

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Why do birds

April 6, 2010

“Why” is invalid for a simple reason. Without knowing “all” the factors that intersect at any “why” point, validity is impossible. It becomes a matter of probability, but you will never know the number of factors you are missing due to the simple fact they are missing. What, where, when and how have led to […]

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Homey don’t play that game

April 5, 2010

Never ever answer the question “why.” Why did you do that? Why didn’t you do that? Why do you keep doing that?  Who the hell knows why we do what we do? Do you ever really know? What’s the first thought that comes to mind when you are asked why you did or did not […]

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the power of the unempowered

March 30, 2010

Remember, nothing I say is true, but hopefully accurate. The fun part about having free will is if you feel you have it there is nothing anyone can say or you can read to take that belief away. That’s the power of belief. If your fortunate enough to be in the winner category where enjoying […]

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Truth be told

March 30, 2010

The Truth The truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth? Sorry but if you’re looking for the truth you aren’t going to find it here. Winners know the truth. Losers wonder about the truths they have been made to swallow. If you’re looking for the truth you need to join a religion or […]

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Let’s begin

March 28, 2010

“If You Could Have You Would Have” Who in the hell is going to stick such a label as loser on themselves you ask? You’d be surprised. There are the obvious, the alcoholics; the assorted categories of addicts; the poor; criminals; abusers etc. Then there are the not so obvious, those who self harbor their […]

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