United State of Problem Denial

“Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by fighting back.”― Piet Hein, Grooks 1 “The problems are solved, not by giving new information, but by arranging what we have known since long.”― Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations Problems are something people like to avoid. It’s a rare person that will leap headfirst into a problem without being prodded […]

Freedom: An International Illusion

“A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.”― Saul Bellow, To Jerusalem and Back Most people like watching magicians. A good magician can pull off tricks that appear to be as real as the day is long through a series of methods involving subterfuge, sleigh of hand, […]

Freedom: A Great Lie

“But the Hebrew word, the word timshel—‘Thou mayest’— that gives a choice. It might be the most important word in the world. That says the way is open. That throws it right back on a man. For if ‘Thou mayest’—it is also true that ‘Thou mayest not.”― John Steinbeck, East of Eden I can’t say for sure […]

Potential Sources of the Poisoned Mentality in US Politics

“The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie. One word of truth outweighs the world.” ― Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn I like to watch people. People are interesting, even people that don’t agree with me. And twenty years of customer service experience has given me a lot of practice at […]

Social Media: Time Waster and Mental Health Destroyer

A smart, curious person on a site like this is like walking a dog into a vet without a leash: they’re going to sniff someone’s ass and possibly start a fight and there’s nothing you or the dog can do about it because it’s the nature of the beast.

Politism: A New ‘ism

I wasn’t going to write this, but then, of course, I seen something so ridiculous and related to the subject that I just had to. Much in the same way that Jim Carrey’s horrendous picture prompted me to write a few words on another distasteful subject. I’ll return to the thing that convinced me this […]

Social Media is Poison

This blog is being created for one purpose and one purpose only: to post roughly the same stuff that is posted to the Ephiroll Productions FB page to get a secondary foundation in place that isn’t based around anything provided by FB or Google. It’s also become clear to me in the infinite intelligence shown […]