It's all around you, like smog. This train isn't bound for glory.
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I am not at war with the universe - though that doesn't mean I have to like it.That's the trouble with ravers and Discordians; they insist upon liking it. The disciples of sweetness and light are characterized by grasping desperation. (And no, I'm not against it, either. Didn't I already say . . . (More)
ï¿½Fiction, myth, religion, faith, voluntary reality, ritual, and play.ï¿½ The stakes today are rather high.ï¿½ then there's "Bob".ï¿½ Why do I assert that "Bob" is the prime wholesale source of relatively uncut Slack there be?ï¿½ "Bob" said so, and "Bob"'s word is good enough for me, . . . (More)
What is the difference between sales and evangelism? Don't worry! It's a rhetorical question; I'll do the work. In conventional sales, you end up exchanging money for an particular concrete product. If you feel like it, you can palm it off on some other sucker, and recover at least part o . . . (More)
Atheists think that they are hardcore because they don't believe in God.But Buddhists don't even believe in people! The remarkable thing here is that some of you may think that I'm kidding, but I'm not. This shows the depth of your prejudice. Even the remarkable Descartes thought it was a . . . (More)
US bond issues rose today in global markets, on the release of quarterly metrics showing reduced consumer spending and a sharp drop in new construction, timber harvesting, and mineral development, generally regarded by market pundits as signs of a sober and robust economic climate. US . . . (More)
Typical Devo fan at 50 Are Devo still relevant? Are you a fucking mongoloid idiot? Devo were right. Period. And when it comes to selling out, they do it brilliantly, which makes them very relevant, doesn't it? . . . (More)
Happiness is for losers - it's a sad goal, really. Lame. Orienting your life toward gaining happiness is like winning the lottery and using your winnings to buy one of every car every made, a lifetime supply of cheetoes, and more lottery tickets - a wasted opportunity, at least. I have mor . . . (More)
In his most recent post at, of all places, the Huffington Post, demigod Paul Krassner (famed for his inimitable humor / news / sacred text magazine, The Realist) offers this pearl of wisdom: Finally, a minimalist summation of American culture excerpted from the Los Angeles Times' article on Conan . . . (More)
Time is not money. This was, I admit with some embarrassment, an epiphany. I have a job, and I'm earning money, but I want time. We sell our time for money, but whoever has time has more than someone who has traded the same time for any amount of money. So they are not members of the same . . . (More)
DISCLAIMER: A wise man once said that Beer + Coffee = Removing the Volume Control. You have been warned.DISCLAIMER THE SECOND: I am going to attempt an invasion of the South over the next week, so I will be on hiatus during this time. DISCLAIMER THE THIRD: Jesus was way cool. Leave me al . . . (More)