Monthly Archives: December 2016

Palimpsest: My Take on “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

In my estimation, The Force is a cheat code in the video-game Star Wars universe

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It’s a Wonderful Lie

The story might be more accurately titled if you leave out one letter

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Tic Toc, Tic Toc, Tic Toc

Reposted from SocioPentothal: A last haven of truth Original posting 12/18/2016 “What can be done when an important fact is lost in a flood of impostors, and the voice of truth becomes drowned out in an ungodly din? When that

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The Fits and Screams of a Dying Nation

Reposted from SocioPentothal: A last haven of truth Original posting 12/10/2016 It isn’t difficult to find deafening vitriol in American politics today. Comment sections of political, social, and religious websites are littered with poisonous diatribes, insults, and threats. Even news

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Russian Hacking – Or Sour Grapes?

Conveniently blaming a traditional enemy is not the way to handle the disappointing outcome of the 2016 U.S. election. By Ronald Bruce Meyer I would be highly skeptical of this so-called “bombshell” from the Washington Post. 1. Accusing Russia of

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Real Is No Longer Reality

Reposted from SocioPentothal: A last haven of truth Original posting 12/9/2016 “But Idiot America is a collaborative effort, the results of millions of decisions made and not made, to reduce everything to salesmanship. Debate becomes corrupted argument, in which every

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Three Minutes to Midnight – Two – One…

Reposted from SocioPentothal: A last haven of truth Original posting 12/8/2016 On January 26, 2016, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Science and Security Board announced to the world that the hands of their Doomsday Clock would remain at three minutes

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John Mill