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Random Observation

Have you noticed that almost every man who drives a convertible is over fifty and bald? A couple of weeks ago, I watched a documentary about Dale Chihuly on late night public television. When my sleeping pills don’t work CSPAN … Continue reading

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Critical thinking and the Skeptic

Are you a skeptic? How much does your answer reveal about your character and temperament?  Does  your answer reveal much about your upbringing,  about the spirit of time you live in or if your older, the zeitgeist of your youth? For example, … Continue reading

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Was Marie Antoinette a lesbian?

I saw “Farewell My Queen,” a movie about the Court of Versailles during the first days of the Revolution. The movie strongly suggests that Marie Antoinette had an affair with the beautiful Duchess of Polignac. Before the Revolution there was an underground network … Continue reading

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I Would Prefer Not To

Why are some people defiant and passive at the same time? Why do they refuse to cooperate with their family and their co-workers?  Do they suffer from mental illness? Are they victims of their of own false pride? Maybe they’re … Continue reading

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The Dictator On Vacation

I was in San Diego last week. I was off the grid and didn’t bother to update my blog. While I was in San Diego I visited the Zoo. The Zoo, like all Zoos, Natural History Museums, and Aquariums, want … Continue reading

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Irony Never Ends

Did your know Mitt Romney’s son Craig is a music lover? He has two sons Miles and Parker.  I assume he  named  the boys after Charlie Parker and Miles Davis.   For my younger readers Miles and Charlie Parker invented “cool”. Miles recorded a classic record at Birdland in … Continue reading

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Say Yes to Megalomania

Bruce Wayne has way too much angst. If I were the dictator, I would insist that all Batman movies include Robin in the cast.  Bruce Wayne is obviously gay. This has been known since 1953, when Frederic Werthem, the famous psychologist, published “Seduction of the … Continue reading

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