Monthly Archives: December 2013

Here Today Gone Tomorrow … December 31,2013

The House across the street….

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,700 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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Residues Are Not Harmless … December 30, 2013

Just a little remains of the virus. Yet, should you take risks by going out in the cold without adequate protection, or exerting yourself a little bit much, that virus that brought you misery can rebound and provide another round. … Continue reading

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Decisiveness, the Envy of the Wishy Washy … … December 25, 2013

The namby-pamby, the wavering, the indecisive, have no direction. Even when they see the merits of a position they cannot bring themselves to promote it, seeing moderation as a better position. They do not realize that the moderation they seek … Continue reading

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OMG, What if They’re Right? … December 23, 2013

Night terrors? Ever stare at the dark ceiling at night and wonder if you are damned to hellfire? Doubts sometimes work on the mind like that, whether you are christian or atheist. After several years of delving into the abrahamic … Continue reading

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Have a Cup of Cheer! … December 21, 2013

A Happy Solstice to all my non-believing friends. Those that choose to sit  with arms folded and ignore the season because the Christians tried to claim it, I hope you accidently have a good time as well. As far as … Continue reading

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Now Hold On, You Are Still Responsible! … December 18, 2013

Good grief! Is it possible that determinism is a correct viewpoint? Is it possible that there is no free will? Perspectives, vantage points of viewing things, can change one’s opinion. The question I found troubling is: How can you make … Continue reading

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The Perspective of Innocence ….. December 16, 2013

What are your first memories? Most likely some of your memories were formed much earlier than you think. When I was born my parents lived in a house on a different street than the house I remember as a child. … Continue reading

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Your Religion Is Not Just Ridiculous, but Laughably So…. December 11, 2013

The abrahamic religions maintain that god (purposely not capitalized) created the heavens and the earth for humanity. Many among the ranks of the believers marvel at how things seem just right for human existence and exclaim it could only be … Continue reading

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How Not to Win Support For Your Cause …. December 9, 2013

What were they thinking? How can you win support for your cause from some group, doesn’t matter which, by insulting or trying to shame them? Sure, for a small few without any kind of backbone simple shaming will cause submission, … Continue reading

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