Monthly Archives: November 2009

Getting Ahead…By Giving It

If my title is too ambiguous, allow me to clarify in stating that new research shows fellatio is a good thing, for those among us still unaware.  I offer this bit of exciting news in hopes that I have discovered … Continue reading »

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Tomares, Typhoons and Terrorism

Blind determinism is humankind’s greatest disease.  The first and most dangerous symptom of the malady is religion, which began by confusing correlation with causation as first-order determinism.  Doing a dance in hopes of rain just prior to a deluge convinced … Continue reading »

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War Dead and Differential Grief

More than 5100 American soldiers have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Consider those deaths.  Then consider the 13 who died at Fort Hood. In 2007, the bloodiest year in our two ongoing wars, 1021 soldiers died, an average of … Continue reading »

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You Can’t Say “Sorry” When Millions Die from Your Mistake

The most depressing statistic I have read in recent years is embedded in a 2009 Gallup survey showing that 41% of Americans believe that climate change is exaggerated or a hoax, up from 38% two years ago.  Worse, the number … Continue reading »

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