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Rule: People are either not insane or not sane

Recall my convenient distinction of the six degrees of a quantifiable quality, in this case, applied to sanity:

  1. very insane – 2. insane – 3. not insane – 4.
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This is the body - many wheels with many cogs

There is no master wheel and no master cogs on wheels. The body is a network of networks of networks….like a Swiss watch, with no one and no thing in charge. 114 more words


Harder than finding a needle in a haystack

Finding a needle in the wrong haystack.

So many thinkers have bad instincts. As a rule, they look for needles in the wrong haystacks. Admittedly, a good thinker does so on occasion. 155 more words


What is Keto? What is Intermittent Fasting?

Keto & Metabolic State

Keto is the shortened version of the word, “Ketosis”, which is a metabolic state in which your body gets some (or most) of its energy from ketones in the blood, rather than glucose (as occurs in “glycolysis” – more on that below).  1,163 more words


Definition of the Day 6-25-17 -- Advertising

ADVERTISING, n. The driving force behind supply-and-demand economics: the stimulation of demand for useless products through the supply of misleading claims.

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–from the revised and expanded edition of The American Heretic’s Dictionary



Paragoge (par-a-go’-ge): The addition of a letter or syllable to the end of a word. A kind of metaplasm.

Republican Healthcareless. That’s the essence of the Republican plan. 40 more words


Beautiful Words

Uncommon, unique and beautiful words.

Sometimes, I forget that words are letter combinations and books are just accumulations of different sequences. Recently, I’ve been searching for ones that aren’t so common and I stumbled upon a beautiful gold mine. 58 more words