Politics And More

Corporate Fundamentalism

August 27, 2014

Many people will tell you that a company’s sole purpose is to “maximize returns to its owners.” As with most (if not all) fundamentalist approaches that attempt to reduce a complex reality, it eviscerates reality. […]

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Machine-Produced Wealth

March 16, 2020

Originally posted 03/15/2018… seems relevant to the current situation. There are many great quotes attributed to the recently-departed Stephen Hawking. This one from a few years ago seems timely: “If machines produce everything we need, […]

Family, Identity

I Love My Work

February 5, 2019

I love my work. Well, I really, really, really enjoy many aspects of how I earn my living. After some negativity in my life I need to post something more positive. But still honest. When […]

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It’s Not You, It’s Me

October 26, 2016

Dear Taleo; I hate to say it, but we can not go on this way. I know you are sincere in your desire to bring me great joy. No doubt it’s not just about the […]

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Gold Star Gay

May 24, 2016

A few days ago I posed a question to my friends on Facebook about the term ‘Gold Star Gay‘. The term refers to a gay man who has never had sex (however they define it) […]

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Presidential Progress

February 6, 2016

As I posted a few days ago on Facebook: “I am well aware that whoever we elect (if we can beat the 1%’s efforts), to a greater or lesser degree, will be a disappointment for […]