Archive for the 'mankind' Category

Real men do cry….

Generic Viagra generic viagra capsules I just finished reading a couple of stories in the press about autism. One was a commentary by Jenny McCarthy about her son’s recovery (she stresses not cured) from autism. This ties into the vaccine link controversy. The other story was about a single mom who used a sperm donor [...]

That thin line between just about everything

We as a society consider ourselves civilized. We see ourselves as educated, intelligent, sane. We point to the past and see barbarism and superstition. Yet the Romans, as just one example, considered themselves civilized and those that were not part of the empire were the barbarians. The fact that their society was built on slavery [...]

Farting balloons to Mars

A couple of posts ago, I mentioned a rumbler about Mars – “not just going back to the moon and landing a human on Mars but establishing a permanent human presence on Mars and terraforming it into an Earth-like planet”…..So what are farting balloons and how does that involve Mars? Read on….. I like the [...]

Where oh where did our innocence go?

Well, another Christmas has past. Guts are stuffed, gifts swapped and feet are primed for the feeding frenzy otherwise known as the after-Christmas sales. Somewhere, a homeless person adds another layer of newspaper. A child cleans the gun he carries with his fellow soldiers in an “army” of liberation. Another spends one more day being [...]

Deja-vu for an old fart – or is it just senility?

Well, I’ve been quiet here lately. Something called real life keeps getting in the way! I have been following the news from France lately noting all the rioting, burning and such. Took me back to my whipper-snapper days and the riots in Watts, Detroit and such. We got what we deserved then and it sounds [...]

Let’s not go insulting the rats and vermin

Well, it’s happened again. This time London. At first, instead of shock, sadness. You think of the parents whose sons and daughters won’t be coming home again; the children whose mother or father won’t be there for that game, recital, graduation, wedding, birth; families that will never feel whole again; the innocents all. Then you [...]