Category Archives: Leadership

Prehistoric Gargantuanism

The Royal Society of Open Science recently published an article about a giant goose which lived several million years ago: Garganornis ballmanni. Apparently this awkward animal had lost the ability to fly, to rise above the muck, and used its … Continue reading

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Bored

A. Frustration When we were students, we used to play a rather silly dice game, called “Frustration.” The purpose was to throw dice in order to either knock off the marbles of opponents, all the way back to their starting … Continue reading

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Lying to Liars

We grow up being taught that if lying is the lesser of two evils, then lies should become part of our faith, as we rally around the flag. A Washington Post article, today (“Trump’s week reveals bleak view, dubious statements … Continue reading

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Martian Scientists Speculate about Signs of Intelligence on Earth

There have been reports in the media, recently, about signs on Mars of possible former life. The first indication is, of course, that there seem to be traces of methane. To put this into perspective, the negative effect of methane on … Continue reading

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I am full (of myself), but thanks anyway

Amid all the expenses lavished on protecting the security and virtue of our mighty country, the NY Times recently reported on volunteer drivers who steer cars in the Presidential motorcade, without any training in security measures, but hopefully with a pretty … Continue reading

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Lowest Common Denominator

Once we have reduced people to numbers and human dignity to the titles that dignitaries need to cover their privates, such as “Professor” or “Terrorist” or “Mr. President,” everything else is just a question of finding the lowest common denominator. … Continue reading

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If Only

Do we really understand why it is that societies and cultures in which women are respected as equals tend also to be cultures that are far less prone to start wars, whether of the Putin kind or the Muslim wars, … Continue reading

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Gods of War

Looking at the rejuvenated spirit of murder, mayhem, and vicious cruelty that feeds the newspapers’ front pages, the coffers of the arms industry and the collection plates of all kinds of parasitic organizations, one may have to remind oneself of … Continue reading

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The Locality Demon

There is factual evidence for at least one demon, out there. Some joker keeps seducing people into believing that gods and demons are either way out there or not at all. A few tender spirits have suggested, instead, that good gods, like the lusty Zeus, may live … Continue reading

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The Solution to Prostitution

Throughout recorded human history, it has been the fate of prostitution to go up and down, in human imagination. Some countries have been more steady in promoting politicians who are so staunchly against such practices that they feel compelled to … Continue reading

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“Killing me softly, with your words…”

An average of 40 pages of lusty words the General is supposed to have written to his one (and only?) non-mistress, amounting to a solid body of work of 30,000 pages. Such love for lust! And that when he should … Continue reading

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On Sale

I am really going to miss you, cried the newly red state to the former blue: you were my only fertile  issue, and I always felt so new, opposing you. Get yourself a tissue, reprimanded its experienced mate, and lets … Continue reading

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