Is it my imagination or are common batteries actually becoming more unstable? In the past couple of decades it "seems" that batteries are getting worse. They have ruined a handful of my devices. They…Continue
Hello Just found this site through a side door whilst Googling around for info on antique shotguns of all things and when I saw the monicker of "Manly Arts" I thought, WTF another testosterone…Continue
"True, I can dig that. We are empowered to act only in the NOW because that is all there is. Past is only memory or agony and future is only hope or dread. Each of us decides the quality. But by living in the past and looking at the future how many…"
"Who along the chain has the most to loose and least gain...a 19 year old kid. War always was a good business opportunity but in recent times it is so blatant and the profit line is right at the soldiers back...not 5,000 miles up stream."
"I think my original response speaks directly to the heart of your question. It's very easy to see blatant rudeness but most of the time nice people don't even know they are being rude. How many times have you been flipped off on the…"
"Some so-called good people can be very rude and not even know it. Every spring on a nice sunny Sunday mornings carloads of nice people drive around the country side (we live on a farm in a rural area) with a bible and try to save other folks. They…"
""the point of the spear". It seems now that the point of the spear is there only to protect the gilded shaft of commercial interest visa vis Halliburton et al. The low paid point now protects the high paid "hired gun". Efficiency…"
"I read that he kept meticulous genetic records on this like someone breading dogs. In those days any percentage of black blood at all to I think one percent made you black and therefore eligible for slavery."
"Quantum physics does not say anything about the outcome of an event, it only gives the probabilities of specific outcomes. As the event hasn't happened there is no change taking place other than the collapsing of the quantum wave-function…"
"It's like grasping air. It's not there. All things are impermanent and degradable. The problem with career, respect, standing, etc. is that it all only exists as a concept. You can't touch it, you can only photograph it and put it on…"
Disc Golf, Gardening, hunting, trout fishing, native grass restoration, canoe, pottery, print & antique collecting, rebuilding antique lights, Japanese maples, Buddhism and science. I am also ADD as you can see.
Nonfiction, science, history, and existentialism.
documentaries, Humor and adventure
Almost everything across all genres except contemporary country. I listen to music aprox 8-10 hours /day
“The dissatisfied mind is the fundamental element of human nature .”
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"Nice guys do tend to have less 'success' with women and that theory is supported by several studies.
Because they typically aren't "nice", just spineless and entitled who think they're "entitled" to be liked…"
"I lump communism and socialism in the same bucket. The reason why is the method by which each economy is managed. Supposedly "all people working hard to provide for all". Well, as I stated before this breaks upon the reef…"
""Human nature or rather humans by nature is that they are selfish animals, often lazy to a fault, and rarely naturally kind to others without receiving some benefit. Take away any and all reasons for kindness and make it easy to survive…"
""Personally I believe that everyone should read the works of Marx. I'm convinced his concepts are the best to analyze capitalism. He has some delightful passages about globalization, inequality, political corruption, monopolies, technical…"
"Marx's ideology was a direct result of the economy and how the economy was managed under the Czarist rule. Instead of applying the rule of law to attain and maintain the rights of the serfs/peasants he chose to remove the property rights…"