a six-year-old’s life taken away so very prematurely because somebody didn’t properly secure the gun, and because somebody just had to have a round chambered.
By vowing (to nobody but myself) to be open and honest about my depression and struggles, I honestly hoped that it could, in some way, be of comfort to others.
While I’m all in favor of things like single-payer insurance and social security, what makes these work is that they’re not inspired by morals or ethics. They were designed to help deal with problems in our society, not to force morals on others.
Starting with simple clubs, people just advanced weapons technology further and further. Clubs lead to penetrating weapons lead to thrown weapons lead to launched projectile weapons and so on. Today, we have missiles and drones to kill without risk to any lives of those who fire them
There really are only a few truly unique story lines, so I guess it’s not a surprise that the Greeks did them all. If we are being truly honest, the reality is that there were probably bards preceding the Greeks from which those stories derived.
There is a distinct difference between ending slavery and ensuring equality. Denying equal rights is a way to keep people on different tiers, denying true freedom to those who deserve to be free. On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated for speaking out in favor of a nation that had equality for all. That fight continues today, and sadly is taking place inside Congress and state legislation.
I’m feeling lightheaded and sick to my stomach. I don’t think it’s dehydration; I’ve been drinking a lot of water lately. I think it’s just heat exhaustion. But ironically, I’m not worried about myself. I’m worried about my cat
I think the ministry cost twenty bucks. For another ten bucks, I could get my Doctor of Divinity. And all of those fools going to school for years for that! But, I was already a doctor then (and still am today in chemistry) so that seemed a bit, well, unnecessary. And for another five, I could be a saint. Saint Bleil.
If this story shows up as some form of fiction somewhere, beware. She is still out there. And she is still hungry. And this is as real as it gets.
There are tricks to staying cool if you don’t have air (and do have an apartment or house, as not everybody does).