Monthly Archives: June 2010

Got Skin?

. . . now there’s new Skin-So-Thick, an emollient cleanser with the patented wire-brush applicator. Continue reading

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Cliché-d Challenges

I’ve been overwhelmed with a cataclysm of work for the last few days so I’ve been scarce here. So far today, pleas for help have not been forthcoming so I’m optimistically looking forward to the time needed to post an … Continue reading

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Our Mythologies

Mythologies are the stories we tell ourselves about our culture, our history, and our heroes. We seldom think of our stories as fiction, but they usually are. There may be a modicum of truth in them, but they can be … Continue reading

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Religion as Urban Legend

“. . . And when the sun came up, they got out of the car and there was a bloody hook hanging from the door handle!” Where do such legends originate? Often, they are a moral warning. In this case, … Continue reading

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Flying Cars

I’ve been thinking a bit today about how quickly things change. People living in the mid-1800s, say, would have a very hard time coming to grips with our modern world. For a long time, people have complained that we haven’t … Continue reading

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Brave New World

Where’s our Brave New World now? The Bush era seems like a bad dream and now we’ve got Saint Obama to look toward for our salvation. Continue reading

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