Category Archives: Freedom

War


We are headed into a new war. Like many of you, I have been following what is going on in the US and around the world very closely. I have been a bit obsessed with World War II, and watching … Continue reading

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There is no God


WOW, did I ever have an epiphany this afternoon. I was sleeping so deeply, and as has happened before, I was dreaming about NASCAR. I do that a lot. I woke up about 2:45, and got up to go to … Continue reading

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Followed by the Mars trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson


I will not be able to write a full review yet because I am barely at the half-way point of the first book, Red Mars. But here is what I have gleaned out of the 300 pages I have read … Continue reading

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Why this can never be a perfect world, for anyone


I have been reading nothing but science fiction these days because there is so much out there from 50-70 years ago that is speculative sf about the future of humankind. Here are some of the things I have picked up … Continue reading

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Life under reality


What have I been doing since I last wrote here?  I’ve watched the TCM 31 days of Oscar, and saw many films that I never saw.  Lots of old black and whites from the 30s and 40s, as well as … Continue reading

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Life Goes On – for now


As I sit here having just watched M.A.S.H., and on the way to watching a Rambo marathon, I wonder when WWIII is going to start. Everyday there is good news and there is bad news. We get an Executive Order … Continue reading

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A new year has begun


Frustration over the past political fuck-up has passed, and yesterday, January 3, 2017, I got back to MSNBC to find out what was happening on the first day of the first session of 2017.  I came away with a couple … Continue reading

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