Category Archives: Personal gripes

Thoughts on my saying, “I’m tired of being told how this country is everyone else’s in the world” – a dilemma of the white American male – describing a society of fear and apprehension – the need to overcome 20th century fears

A saying of mine got me on some interesting thoughts.  The saying is: “I’m tired of being told how this country is everyone else’s in the world” Never have I been told its mine nor does it seem to be … 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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Some thoughts on my early experience with computers

Here is an observation of mine: A long time ago I had a TRS-80 personal computer.  I think we bought it from Radio Shack.  I can’t remember when we got it.  My guess is 1980 but it could of been … 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 “pulling an American” – seeing the worst and making a political/legal issue out of it

I have found that many of us are getting tired of how many Americans see the worst in people and then make a political or legal issue out of it.  This is so prevalent that I often jokingly call it “pulling an … Continue reading

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Thoughts on being a “surplus human” – the importance of self-deception

Recently I recalled a joke I used to make all the time.  Though it was a joke it was actually over a serious thing.  The pattern of thought and ideas that appeared on recalling this joke were sort of interesting. … Continue reading

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The problem of the ‘Modern Originators’: ‘Modern Envy’, ‘Modern Entitlement’, ‘Entitlers’, ‘The Great Dilution’, and the ‘Modern Insufficiency Complex’

Every so often I have thoughts that I’m not sure what to make of or what they mean.  I cannot say how true they are if there is any relevence in them.  Despite this, they seem interesting enough to write down.   Here are … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the fragility of silence – an unrecognized modern dilemma

Over the years, silence has become very important to me.  More and more I seek it and, more and more, I find it hard to attain.  This seems to be on account of my increasing need for silence for it … Continue reading

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On how I was insulted by a statement from Margaret Thatcher and the thoughts that followed – speaking of the ‘female dilemma’

The other day I heard this statement from Margaret Thatcher that got me to thinking: “In politics if you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.” I’m not sure of the context this … Continue reading

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A personal gripe: how we, meaning the U.S., is supposed to give everyone everything

A conversation the other day got me onto one of my gripes thats sort of interesting.  Its how it seems that everyone expects us, the U.S., to give them everything and to solve their problems.  This gripe is a result of a … Continue reading

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