Tag Archives: Civilization

Jubilee – and the end of Our Civilization

My understanding of jubilee comes from the reading of the bible. Admittedly, the language of the bible in translation is often a muddy affair. It is, at best, poorly written, roughly translated, biased in interpretation and, all too often, entirely … Continue reading

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Little Eddie Gein

True stories are the best kinds of stories and this, I think, is no different. A while ago my elder brother dropped a bit of a bomb on me. He claims to have gone to school with none other than … Continue reading

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A Thin Veneer Indeed

Humanity, Culture and Civilization are all but a thin veneer. At bottom we are in fact animals; we are motivated by our base instincts. If our humanity, culture and civilization is not carefully nurtured from one generation to the next, … Continue reading

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Universal Health Care (Word Problems)

“I hate word problems!” – a phrase often heard expressing a child’s frustration in many an Elementary School math class. It wasn’t a personal bugaboo of mine however. In Word Problems you’d take a verbal proposition and convert it to … Continue reading

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They must be Deaf: Not so much as The Courtesy of a Reply

The Following is a copy of an earnest email message I sent to the Mayor and Common Council of the City of Milwaukee last year. In return I did not receive a response from any of them and not even … Continue reading

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A New Noise Ordinance

This was my response to a noisy neighborhood on Labor Day, 2009. I submitted this to JSOnline.com. Of course, they never published it.   I also called the Police. Swift Justice. Confiscate the noisemakers on the spot: all sound amplification … Continue reading

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