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I’ve Moved! Please visit me!

How is your week going? Good, I hope. I finally got the courage to move this whole blog to a paid site which will not torment you with intrusive ads. I’ve been worried that I would lose you, so please come visit me at the new place-it doesn’t have that “like” thing, so I’ll miss … Continue reading

What the Heck is “Civilization?”

We use the word all the time, but what the heck is “civilization” anyway? “Oh, it’s like the opposite of savagery, or barbarism, you know.” Then why do civilizations act so uncivilized? So savage and barbarous? It must mean something else. I like to study ancient history, so I often go to Youtube, that font … Continue reading

Ideas that propel history

History is Propaganda with footnotes.-Je’ I’ve been watching the History of Western Civilization. Often such documentaries┬ámake me cuss mentally because they are so full of propaganda, but this series is not too bad. The speaker has a dry sense of humor and he said burning people at the stake for ideas is evil, but then … Continue reading

It’s always darkest…when the power goes off at midnight

Last night we had an epic storm, the kind where the lightning flashes continuously. It poured rain and the lights went flicker, flicker. This is not unusual actually, and the lights usually come back on in a few minutes. But last night at midnight, the power went OFF. I had almost fallen asleep listening to … Continue reading

Need Five Indie Authors

How is your week going? Good, I hope. As a recovering workaholic, I may have relapsed recently. I published two books in one week on Smashwords, an ebook distributor. I was looking for an alternative to Amazon, and I know book publishing is in the midst of a major revolution right now. No telling where … Continue reading

Kim Davis: State vs. Conscience

A woman in Kentucky, a government employee, refused to issue a marriage license to a gay couple, citing her religious belief as the reason. This has caused quite a storm, with people lamenting the sorry state of America, which some say is turning into a theocracy. The connection between state power and religion is long … Continue reading