People who should be killed, Part III

The fuckwit authors of “counter-factual communication.”  That is, anyone who subscribes to namby-pamby phychological studies that yield <a href=”http://www.msnbc.com/news/857584.asp?0cv=CB20″>ridiculously unimportant results</a>.  Furthermore, anyone who subscribes to these kinds of fool studies in the hopes that the human race can eke out the perfect parent.  Sometimes, our preoccupation with self-improvement is obscene. The systematic diminishment of…

Misanthrope

MISANTHROPE: noun – A hater of humankind; a person who distrusts people and avoids their company. (The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary). If you think I’m trotting out this lovely word to hurl at Ann Coulter or John Ashcroft, think again. I’m talking about me. Actually, I’m a closet misanthrope because I can, if needed,…

On Being Broke

It feels odd to be broke. To deliver rolls of loose change to the bank so you can buy cigarettes and dog food. What feels odder is that I’m working at a well-paying hourly rate. Timing, timing is everything in the unsavory game of financial independence. I work enough to cover the costs I need…

The Late Adopter

Well, well, well, talk about a late adopter. Thanks to the mostly direct, Slate-hosted conversation between Andrew Sullivan and Kurt Anderson, I have seen the light. I think. We’ll see. With Media Whores Online and Jerry Pournelle waxing practically on the ritehood to writehood (yowzah!), I’ve seen some good stuff. But the downside is that…