Journal Entries

In Memoriam, 2018

4 Jan Ray Thomas (vocalist, flautist for The Moody Blues) 76 5 Jan Thomas Bopp (amateur astronomer; co-discovered comet Hale-Bopp) 68 5 Jan John Young (Apollo 16) 87 13 Jan Jeremy Inkel, Canadian musician (Front Line Assembly, Left Spine Down), 34. 14 Jan Stan Hovdebo (Canadian MP), age 92. Hovdebo served...

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Truth and Action

Pontius Pilate answered a life-and-death question with a question: “What is truth?” We recognize his response as a indecisiveness masking avoidance behaviour, since truth is well-defined, requiring evidence. Generally, even the answer to the question “What is truth?” needs argument and evidence. But truth without evidence is undefinable. It can...

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Why are they still coming?

I noticed that the United States government has grown a lot more intolerant of newcomers to the country. The latest wave has to do with the perceived threat of the migrant caravan of people trying to leave Central America, and enter the United States as refugees through Mexico. I am...

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Rape accusations are a distraction

It is just in the character of politics that accusations of sex crime become more important than actual corruption and bias on the job. I do not wish to downplay Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford’s narrative. I was moved, as would anyone be who listened to even part of it. But it...

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Political Correctness

Today, I am going to possibly offend both sides of a sensitive discussion about political correctness, and that’s because my opinion here is neither on the “left” nor “right”. I think that means I will piss just about everyone off with this article. If discussions on political correctness make you...

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