Monthly Archives: June 2020

A Life Full of Fear is Not Worth Living

I will not live in fear of catching a cold . . . I will not die an unlived life. I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my days, to allow my … Continue reading

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Cases Don’t Count; Deaths Do

The risk of death for the general population of school and working age is typically in the range of a daily car ride to work. __ Medium Numbers of cases have surged with expanded testing — and in regions where … Continue reading

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Saints from Sinners

News Flash: Career criminal achieves sainthood while being arrested for spending counterfeit money and possession of illegal drugs. Riots at 11. When I first saw the mural of George Floyd with large angel wings, I assumed that it was a … Continue reading

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The Reality of China Doesn’t Match the Hype

The following interview excerpt comes from Few western observers know China better than Anne Stevenson-Yang. The American lived in the People’s Republic for more than 25 years. In 2007 she co-founded J Capital, an independent research firm that focuses … Continue reading

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Can You Explain?

Civilizations fall apart without steady maintenance . . . For something to last, knowledge, skills, culture, and enthusiasm must all be maintained through future generations. If you want to perpetuate human knowledge and human culture, you must do more than … Continue reading

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America is Giving Up on Lockdowns

I decided to download Molecular and Cell Biology for Dummies just to check if I’m crazy. I’m pleased to see that it clearly states that there are only two ways to defeat a virus: natural immunity and vaccines. The book … Continue reading

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Is Antidote to Chaos Guns? Lots of Guns?

And Training? Lots of Training? When peaceful populations are prepared for violence against them, they suffer less at the hands of violent people. There are a lot of ways to be prepared in a violent age, but proficiency in firearms … Continue reading

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A New Age Where Imbeciles Live Forever

Hello Idiocracy: Human Intelligence Peaked Long Ago It doesn’t matter whether human IQ peaked in the age of ancient Greece, or whether the Victorian age was the peak for humans. For a number of reasons, it appears that human cognition … Continue reading

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Are Humans Losing their Grip on Complex Thinking?

We are animals that specialize in thinking and knowing—in cognition—and our extraordinary cognitive powers have enabled us to do remarkable things. We have transformed our eating habits with agriculture and cooking, and transformed our habitats with buildings, bridges and roads. … Continue reading

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Hey You! Why Aren’t You Dead Yet?

Experts predicted a veritable holocaust. But even with the wholesale over-counting of deaths, the Wuhan coronavirus is just a blip on top of expected deaths we see every year. There have been 27 million deaths from all causes this year, … Continue reading

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Brevity is the Soul of Wit

As for the quote in the title of this page, “Brevity is the soul of wit,” that comes from the William Shakespeare play, Hamlet. Polonius is speaking to the king and queen of Denmark: Therefore, since brevity is the soul … Continue reading

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No Riots for You

If you are an innocent and productive member of society that is brutally killed by black thugs on a rampage, there will be no rioting in your honor. There will be no national or international news coverage. You will be … Continue reading

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CCP China’s Stumbles on Narrow Path to a Future

Mainland China did not need more problems on top of its pre-existing economic slowdown, food shortages, trade disputes, and border disputes. But the virus from Wuhan had other plans for CCP Xi. Despite his country’s many geographic limitations and disadvantages, … Continue reading

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Can’t Read, Can’t Think

Ever since the Gutenberg press, the widespread effect of “deep reading” on the brains of educated classes has unleashed a rapid expansion of intellectual productivity in more modern parts of the world. Those gains are now under threat from technology, … Continue reading

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Antibody Treatments for Wuhan CoV-19

The highly suspicious virus from Wuhan continues to circulate in populations around the world. Due to continuing large numbers of susceptible persons, effective treatments and preventatives are needed to protect those most at risk. The best prospects for treatment involve … Continue reading

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You Have to be Smart to Understand How Stupid You Are

Bertrand Russell, a British philosopher in the late 1880s once wrote, “The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.” Turns out, Russell was right. Research shows that people who are … Continue reading

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Snowflakes Without Minds, Are They Even Human?

Definition of Generation Snowflake: The group of young people today that have the INSANE belief they have the right to NOT be offended by any of the beliefs/viewpoints of the other 7.1 billion people of this planet. When these fragile/infantile … Continue reading

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Say Good-Bye: Universities are Diseased, and Dying

Say Good-Bye to Your College Dreams and Delusions College Isn’t College Anymore: … the coronavirus is forcing people to take a hard look at that $51,000 tuition they’re spending. Even wealthy people just can’t swallow the jagged pill of tuition … Continue reading

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So Stupid Only an Intellectual Would Believe It

George Orwell’s timeless admonition, “Some ideas are so stupid that only intellectuals believe them,” has been given new life by the desperate efforts of pundits, scholars and Twitter blue-checks to defend the violence, looting, disorder and general monstrousness that have … Continue reading

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Getting High as an Alternative to Death and Destruction

Children of privilege are burning down homes and businesses that poor people worked their entire lives to create. There is nothing noble about this kind of compulsive destruction. The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis was merely a pre-text for … Continue reading

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