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Category Archives: Consumerism
I live my life under the constant frustration that things of fundamental and preeminent importance must so frequently take a back seat to the practical business of being a worker/consumer cog in the prevailing economic machine. And the machine does … Continue reading
Of all the millions of products, services, ideas, and causes that some salesman would deliberately try to sell you, how many of them are actually GOOD for you? And how many are actually BAD for you? How many would actually … Continue reading
Every once in a while, someone inquires about my “world view”. Here it is: There is nothing unreal in the entire known Universe, with the one exception of what happens in the imaginations of humans. Humans often get trapped in … Continue reading
Far be it from me to tell anybody to which political party he or she should belong, but for those of you who may be giving the issue some thought, I’ve written a few tips below for your own private … Continue reading
These are my brief notes about: The Naked Brain: How the emerging neurosociety is changing how we live, work, and love by Richard Restak, M.D.
I’m about to crack open a can of worms that can’t be fully dealt with in a single article. This is a topic that has been strongly on my mind lately and it seems time at least to get it … Continue reading
Have you noticed how some people seem hard-wired to get you to believe and to act like they do? Indeed, some people seem to operate on the untested assumption that all their friends ought to do as they do. Having … Continue reading
If it ever were to become necessary for me to shoot someone, I sure do hope that that person has colorless skin, has no sex, nor sexual preference, and no nationality, belongs to no socio-economic class, has no political affiliations, … Continue reading
This topic probably deserves a book of its own, but for now, I wanted to post some observations. I’ve been watching, and I see a general rule at work in our society: Most people don’t want what they need. Instead, … Continue reading