Today, I'm deviating from my usual nature/quote selection to climb on my soapbox and rant about the death of common sense and general stupidity among some people and organizations. Oh wait, I do have a left-over "universe" quote from yesterday.... Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the … Continue reading The Death of Common Sense-RIP
Are you with me on this one? Doesn't it seem like we've said RIP to common sense in many areas of life? Take, for example: Lemonade stands Yes, that harmless childhood activity of trying to earn summer money is, evidently, illegal in some parts of the country. Midland, GA is one of those areas. The … Continue reading Death of Common Sense
I'm on my soapbox today, so if you don't want to hear me rant, it's time to move on. For more than a decade, we have been inundated with the philosophy of globalization by the intellectual and educational elite. Being good citizens of the world is replacing being a good citizen of a particular nation. … Continue reading We're raising civic illiterates
There is so much going on in the world that really frosts me. So much that simply defies my definition of logic and reason. So much that I've adopted the word, rantlette; a rant too short to be considered a full-fledged blog entry, but long enough to get my point across. Take, for example... Somali … Continue reading Rantlettes and Inspiration
Please explain something to me. When people, offended by an Islamic mosque being built near Ground Zero in New York, loudly voice their objections, they're told they need to be more tolerant of the Muslim religion. Their emotional outrage and angst is cast aside in favor of diversity and a quest for a better understanding … Continue reading Tolerance: something for you to do…not me.