"I would say it depends on how you define portable. If you mean portable as in something ou actually carry around with you, then I like your suggestion of the 1911 and probably the cell phone just based on how it altered our world. The ball point pen…"
"My mother is a christian and for many years I could not puzzle-out what she found so engrossing by "fellowship". It took me many years to find her meaning...i.e.;to be part of something greater than myself."
"Fair point about predicting the future. One never knows for sure but you have to plan for some stability.
We don't know yet if my son is learning disabled yet. It is one of those things where you have to wait for them to get old…"
"I really love Faith's sleeve from the game Mirror's Edge, I'd actually love to get something along the lines of what she has on her arm. Not the exact same tattoo mind you, but something along these lines.
"Now, now, what does the fact that he is a "Townhall columnist" have to do with the article? I do hope you are not one of those who values character above content? I for one will read what either god or devil writes if anything…"
""Gender" wasn't something easily used to describe people before you were born. It was coopted by social scientists in the 50's from linguists and entered popular usage in the 60s. The terms have been confused ever since."
"Hmmmm. I asked about collectivism not government authority. The "left" right now is trying to use government authority to impose individualism, but only for their chosen demographic. Keep it up and everyone except JB will be given their…"
"Sex and gender were not confusing for most of my 65 years. Nor can I imagine either to have been confusing to virtually all past generations, as my personal interactions with people, some of whose ages went back to the nineteenth century, and…"
"It's not a short leash. It's holding you to the same standards we try to hold everyone to.
The political relationship between individual rights vs. government authority is murky at best. Both conservatives and liberals choosing to…"