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June 13, 2016

By its very nature, dogma is exclusionary.

Which tends to foster hate.

All, I think, religions have their own dogma.

Jainism might be an exception.

May 8, 2016

It's so sad when they find these things...

We are nasty primates littering, polluting, and destroying habitats.

April 26, 2016

Yes, please. I'm a Bernie supporter but always need any info

which is stated as fact to be credibly documented.

I stuck SCYTL in snopes search and the only thing that popped up was this:


Now I'm skeptical.

April 26, 2016

Exactly. "Narcissistic dramas....unable to cope with reality"

Well stated.

Yet I take a small exception in that I think many are as confident as they are ignorant. When approach with facts, they close their eyes, cover their ears, and metaphorically scream liar.

April 18, 2016

ALL the reasons the Bush Admin. protected the Saudis

should be exposed.

This was state sponsored and did not just involve the hijackers from Saudi Arabia. I realize that the issue is complex but the American people deserve to know the truth. I also realize that too many just don't give a crap and are content to believe the simplistic lies.

And why has the Obama Admin. continued the cover-up?

Why must we always wait 50+ years for major truths to be exposed?

March 28, 2016

IF fishermen "adhere to STRICT science-based CATCH LIMITS"

As if that's going to happen. Japan, Chnia, and other countries do not adhere to the catch limits now imposed.

Plus, these authors have limited their consideration of dire global warming events.

My neighbor, a PhD researcher with the Institute of Marine Sciences spends six weeks every December and January studying plankton and krill in Antarctica. She is not this optimistic. Sadly. Plankton and krill are at bottom of the food chain for fish and their populations are waning due to acidification, pollution, and rising ocean temps. This is indeed reversable IF countries and people make MAJOR changes now. What are the chances of that happening? 0 to none.

I would love to be more hopeful.

March 26, 2016

Very beautiful. Yet that's the parental fear

that Make3cats' wrote about. That's the essence of my sadness, as a mother, over the coming sixth extinction.

It's ALL going to end ...too soon and with suffering. The roaches will survive, they always do, and perhaps a few small animals and a few sea critters.

I struggle daily with this knowledge. I too have faced my mortality, with horrible fear and deep depression at first. But then I gained courage that astonished my hubs. I've held on to that courage until the last few years. Knowledge can be brutal but I prefer knowing than sticking my head in the sand and making the situation worse for younger generations. The sand heads are cowards who are contributing the most to the problem. I suppose I agree with Bertrand Russell.

March 25, 2016

^^ And here we have Hillary's supporters reaction to corruption:


Wow. Isn't that like Trump's saying his supporters wouldn't care if he shot someone.

March 24, 2016

Very good book! And Bob Altemeyer's...


Both of my parents were such horrible authoritarians that it took years of therapy for me to recover from the damage. More than half my family are R voters whom I avoid as much as possible -- 14 years without speaking to siblings. Their brain structure elicits no compassion from me since they are so toxic, illogical, and hell to be around.

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