Category Archives: Current affairs and events

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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Thoughts on some origins of many ridiculous attitudes of the American mentality – the ongoing effects of WWII, Cold War, and the Vietnam War era, fear, and on how the U.S. is living in the past

Here’s a thought I had: Over the years, the American mentality has become increasingly ridiculous to me (some of these attitudes are listed at the end of this article) .  To be frank, its actually embarrassing.  More than once have … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘post 2016 election mentality’ – continuing the Vietnam War protests and the inability to resolve media-induced mass hysteria

Here’s a thought I had: Recently, I have noticed what I often call the ‘post 2016 election mentality’.  This refers to a mentality that originates as a result of the 2016 Presidential election hysteria that took place in the U.S. As I have … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the competency, legitimacy, and mentality of American law, and other legal things

Over the years I have thought a lot on the competency and legitimacy of American law.  I particularly have great and tremendous doubts about its mentality and logic, which seems horribly warped and oddball to me.  Here are some of my … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how to watch the news media with remarks about problems associated with news media

Recently, I have thought a lot on the news media and how one should watch it.  This has been prompted especially by the nonsense, panic, and hysteria that surrounds President Trump recently (see my article “Thoughts on a media-induced mass … Continue reading

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