Archive for the ‘rants’ Category

Why Do So Many Americans Hate Each Other?

Posted: 13th October 2017 by Robyn Jane in Balkanization, rants, Trump

That was the question on Facebook this morning. This was my answer. It’s fear, most likely. People don’t understand what’s happening in our country today and so they cling desperately to the idea that nothings wrong. When someone tries to point out what’s essentially cognitive dissonance, they lash out in fear. Our “modern” educational system, […]

The Tale of the Purple Bike of Sumatra

Posted: 27th July 2017 by Robyn Jane in rants, walmart
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(With apologies to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) After a long winter’s idleness, I decided that the time of exercise has finally come. To be honest, that time came several months ago. But what has come was a refund check sizeable enough to buy a bicycle. As much as I prefer to do business with locally-owned […]

Analog vs. Digital

Posted: 31st May 2017 by Robyn Jane in rants, technology
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Remember the analog world? Back when clocks had hands? When you had to have a modem in order to talk to another computer? You remember modems, right? A device that converted the digital signal your computer produced so it could be sent along analog telephone lines? How about vinyl records? Do you remember how superior […]

Look at this man: If Jesus truly heals the sick, why does Pat Robertson always look as if he has a terminal case of constipation? Might it have something to do with all the bullshit he peddles on TV? Here’s another: For a guy who supposedly preaches the Gospel of Christ, he sure spreads a […]

Concerning Facebook and Other Toxicities

Posted: 29th April 2017 by Robyn Jane in rants
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Today I deactivated my Facebook account. It wasn’t an easy decision. I thought long and hard about it, and decided that the atmosphere was just too toxic for me to continue anymore. It seems that over the past few months, political correctness has passed the point of reasonableness and exploded into intolerance. It’s gotten to […]