Ponderings

Who’s Fooling Who?

I left a society where religion is often illusory to live in one where it is officially abolished. Somehow, the peoples’ real happiness hasn’t been effected in either.


On Celebrity

The most recent distribution of Academy Awards finally found its way to my computer. I used the occasion to prepare the speech I’ll give when I win mine.


Health Care Theology

The tragedy isn’t that American health care provision is going to be reformed by government mandate, it’s that reform was needed.The tragedy isn’t that American health care provision is going to be reformed by government mandate, it’s that we needed another mandate.


Mad Men or Why Americans Hate Themselves

We could discuss finer points of the show for a good long while, but others have been quite effective in this approach. So allow me to revert to my tried and true method of discussion: broad generalizations.


Extra Cranky with a side of Self-righteous

My news source of choice is BBC. It’s great to hear about what’s happening in the world with minimal opinionizing, and I find they do a great job of focusing on worthwhile information while ignoring junk stories. And they have a configurable website. What’s not to love? No, the real problem comes with people who give their opinion. You know—everyone.