20 3 / 2014

The myth of retirement

My father spent the last 15 years of his life waiting to die

This is the truth of retirement – like the Christian promise of the life eternal to reward those who had wretched lives, so retirement is marketed as paradise for those who mindlessly work away their hours on earth

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06 11 / 2013

Two sides of the logical coin

NSA instills fear and uses it as a means to argue for its intrusion

The libertarian instills loathing of the resultant invasion of our privacy

Neither clearly articulates the risks for and against

Like most, I’ve nothing of…

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09 10 / 2013

Sometimes we need to be jolted out of the rut of our thinking

I guess, at heart, I am a socialist. So when I originally saw the Forbes Op/Ed, “Give Back? Yes, It’s Time For The 99% To Give Back To The 1%“, I kind of shrugged and thought it was just…

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13 9 / 2013

Ideology, culturalism, morality are all dimensions of the same malaise: society instructing a person how to live their lives, not through logic, compromise and rational thinking, but through force, shame and belief.

We maybe living in a time that…

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28 8 / 2013

If all the facts are known there is no decision to be made: the path to take is obvious.

Decision making is the process of determining a course of action when only incomplete facts are known

To demand all facts to make a decision is to abdicate…

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15 8 / 2013

I do not softly step out and emerge from past things; I replace them utterly and brutally intend to crush their memory.

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22 5 / 2013

Gold, the metal element (Au), has had value to mankind for as long as we know. Cultural consensus bestowed upon it properties that do not align with the physical.

Why?

It is pretty; it is easily shaped into intricate shapes; it doesn’t tarnish or corrode;…

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18 5 / 2013

No getting off cos you’ve got a head cold in those days…

No getting off cos you’ve got a head cold in those days…

(Source: bigringriding)

30 4 / 2013

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30 4 / 2013

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