Category Archives: Opinion

Should Trump receive royalties for the jokes made about him?

Have you heard this one: “Trump goes to Saudi Arabia…”? It’s like the modern day equivalent of “Guy goes to the doctor.” Well, almost. I do not watch much American TV, but what I’ve seen recently of the comedy shows–not … Continue reading

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Chaung Tzu: “I don’t like that Chuang Tzu book”

I have been interested in Taoist stuff for years. First there was the Tao Te Ching. More recently I have done some on-and-off reading of the other major work from the Taoist canon, that Chuang Tzu book. Compiled from dozens … Continue reading

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Attack in Berlin

Automobiles are death machines. Although this is nothing new–scores of victims of automobile accidents have known this all too well in their last moments–it is only now entering Western consciousness that you do not need guns and bombs and such to kill … Continue reading

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Titanfall 2 review

Confession: I have been pleasuring myself to Titanfall 2. Wait, no. I have been pleasuring myself with Titanfall 2. Or maybe both. Titanfall 2 a is real heavy hitter when it comes to mainstream first person shooters. And I’m not even that … Continue reading

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Ultimate motivation in fitness

When it comes to fitness and exercise there are as many motivations as there are practitioners, right? Wrong. I took my dog for a fancy check-up at the vet’s all the way out of the city yesterday. Since the check-up … Continue reading

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Europe and war

So I’m in eastern Europe and it seems like commodities are not selling fast enough because there’s increased talk of war in Germany, with the government suggesting that maybe the people should start storing food and such. The German government … Continue reading

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Weirdos in your own crowd

The weirdos you meet in your own crowd! Especially if your crowd is anything like my crowd. For over a dozen years I’ve abstained from all animal products. They call this shit veganism. I do this because I see it … Continue reading

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