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Technoaddiction

Posted on February 14, 2011

 

In a college paper I wrote in the late '60s I postulated that future power would be in the hands of those who understand the inner workings of technology. So now I can say,"I told you so!"

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Reality Television

Posted on December 13, 2010
It seems to me that society has become so insecure and bored that "reality TV" is thriving in spite of its idiocy. I don't get it...I have plenty of reality in my life, though I admit that once in a while it's nice to reaffirm that I'm not the only one with issues.
 
Some of the worst examples of blatant commercialism follow:
 
Gene Simmons Family Jewels is so patently scripted that, in my opinion, it's not real reality :-) It's more nearly an amoral version of Ozzie and Harriot.
 
Dancing With the Stars is surely stretching the traditional in at least two ways. First, it might more properly be titled "Dancing With People Who Are Promoting Themselves" or "Dancing With a Family Member of Soneone Who Wants To Be A Star"...even "Dancing With Someone Who Used To Be Known, Sort Of"  Secondly, call me an old guy, but I still enjoy hearing Latin rhythms when a rhumba, tango, cha cha,bossa, etc, is the dance style.
 
And now Skating?!?!? Give me [...]
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The Age of Reason?

Posted on December 3, 2010

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to the Cemetary

 

The jouney through life changes one's perceptions. Our points of view are most often formed from our personal circumstance at the time, and as they change so do our opinions.

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