Category Archives: Current affairs and events

More thoughts on mass hysteria – “social media-induced mass hysteria”, the problem of the “people”, female hysteria, the creation of a “cause”, and other things

Recently, I was talking about mass hysteria and some of its traits.  In addition, I spoke of some new aspects of mass hysteria that have appeared in this century.  As part of this I also began to speak about the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the hidden contempt of politicians in a democracy . . . a quality brought out in the Trump presidency – the dilemma of a “leader” with remarks about the “pretend democracy” and the “democratic Regency”

I often get a kick out of things that President Trump says.  He is very blunt, direct, and to the point, often to the point of being offensive.  Some of what he says he probably shouldn’t say but, personally, there’s … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a sign I saw in a store that appalled me, with some remarks about American ideals

While walking through a store called “at home” I noticed a sign that appalled me.  It said: “The future is female” I have heard this before.  It was said by Hilary Clinton (see On how I was insulted by a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “memory and orientation conflicts”

Recently, I’ve seen some instances of memory loss, Alzheimer’s, or dementia.  People kept saying that they “lost their memory”, “couldn’t remember”, and such, as if it was a natural even.  For some reason or another I had other thoughts.  Something … Continue reading

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Thoughts about “living in the shadow” and its effects

Here’s a thought I had: There are, oftentimes, big events in history events that make an incredible impact.  Some are incredibly large and have great influence.  Sometimes, they are so big that it dictates the era that follows it.  I call this … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “monotony of change”

In a conversation some time ago I said something that was interesting: I basically said that “change” has become “monotonous”.  I called this the “monotony of change”.  Its the “same thing” over and over again and again and again.  Something new, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “insult issue”, of insults, and the response to insults, in the 2016 Presidential election and since – revealing aspects of the American character

Here are some thoughts I had about the situation after the 2016 Presidential election (I don’t know what to make of some of these thoughts though).  Keep in mind that these are looked at from a sociological point of view, … Continue reading

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