Monthly Archives: November 2008

Winter Solstice

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Truly Pitiful

A mass layoff is occurring where I work. I am one of those unfortunates that have been deemed expendable. An older man who appears near retirement is duly worried about the future. The future he is worried about has nothing … Continue reading

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Tis’ the Season

Why is the fiscal year of business timed so that if economic forecasts are dismal, layoffs or closings must occur during the time of the year which is reserved for happiness and celebration? It happens every year. You hear each … Continue reading

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Self Generating Disaster

The present economic calamity was generated by stupidity. Everyone is afraid to spend, because everyone is afraid to spend. People are so neurotic that they are the cause of this recession. They believe they are protecting themselves, when all they … Continue reading

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Altruism

al·tru·ism [áltroo ìzzəm] n 1. selflessness: an attitude or way of behaving marked by unselfish concern for the welfare of others 2. belief in acting for others’ good: the belief that acting for the benefit of others is right and … Continue reading

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Pigs and Horses

Animal Farm was written originally to  decry the elements of a socialist dictatorship where different classes of individuals existed. Whereas, socialism was supposed to be the people in essence ruling themselves, instead an upper crust of individuals who thought themselves … Continue reading

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The Failure of Capitalism

  Ultimately the failure of Capitalism is starkly depicted by one thing. If one person, yes, only one, who wants a job but is denied one or there is none, then Capitalism has failed. The moment one person, yes, singular, … Continue reading

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Election Day Twitters

  Obama is a scary entity. If you were to believe the grapevine if Obama were to win we would be headed down the road to socialism. His spread the wealth comment is straight out of the Marxist handbook. Perhaps, … Continue reading

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The Sum of Base Programming

In our modern age we see robots emerging in their infancy. These robots are primitive compared to those imagined by the great science fiction writers. Whereas they might incorporate a heuristic learning program, for the most part they can only … Continue reading

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Blind Faith

Blind faith is the act of accepting something without proof or evidence. To accept the scripture of the Bible one must utilize blind faith. Ignorance is the lack of knowledge. Acting on blind faith, is acting without knowledge. Blind faith … Continue reading

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