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And the year marches to a close…

Current Events, Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen

It’s been a busy year.  I threw in the towel at work in favour of taking December off to rest a bit and work on some personal stuff, then go into consulting in the new year.  Fun stuff, and I am looking forward to the change. Been spending time with the parrots at Parrot Partner, […]

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How to tell if you are an asshole

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism, Rules

I am seeing the memes all over the internet again, and it occurred to me that Christmas brings out the best that assholatry has to offer, and each person, in their rest moments away from frothing at the mouth over some internet butt-hurt, may wonder:  “Am I an asshole?” Well, I think I found out […]

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Put the Christ back in Christmas

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

Thanksgiving and Hallowe’en are past and the poppies are out for Remembrance Day, and of course, stores everywhere are already well-entrenched in the marketing bonanza that is Christmas.  And as an atheist, I will again stand with the Christians to say “Put the Christ back in Christmas!” How is it, you might ask, that a […]

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Do, or do not. There is no “Click Like to Support”.

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

It’s that time of the year when the “Click to support” campaigns will start pushing hard. Here’s something to think about… My heartfelt belief is that clicking like to support a cause is a pointless gesture. To show support, one must make an actual contribution of at least one of time/effort/goods/money.  If you haven’t put […]

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