Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,800 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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A Misanthrope Online? … December 27, 2015

Why do I involve myself with social media like Facebook? Each day of my involvement in public media brings new disappointment as the people reveal themselves to me. Online it is easier for people to reveal their true natures. Most … Continue reading

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Why You Should Not Care… December 26, 2015

Some people are paralyzed about what other people might think of them. They worry about making a fool of themselves, or that even someone might unfairly think of them as such. It doesn’t seem to matter that there are some … Continue reading

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The Problem With Humanity… December 20, 2015

Overpopulation. There are too many people, too few spaces, too few resources. Leaving aside the moral decrepitude of human beings in general… humans have been too successful and have eliminated all natural predators. Population growth has been unchecked and proceeding … Continue reading

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Black On White Mob Violence … December 20, 2015

What’s this I hear about black on white mob violence? There are some who say this type of violence goes on frequently, regularly, in the major cities of the United States. Why isn’t it reported in the media? Many say … Continue reading

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Euthanasia Revisited … December 13, 2015

January 12, 2015, I wrote: “For the animals we keep as pets there has always been the option of euthanasia available to them to allow a death with dignity. Because of ancient religious beliefs euthanasia has always been denied humans … Continue reading

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Humans Inhumane … December 6, 2015

War… nobody wants war, yet there are so many wars. If nobody wants it how come it keeps cropping up? Such cruelty from a species that possesses such capacity for empathy… there seems some disconnect. The malady of humans is … Continue reading

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