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Work Ethic (Or Lack of One)

Why does it seem these days a lot of people have little to no work ethic? Has our society become one that just doesn’t give a flying fuck anymore about anything? 254 more words


Poor Man's Fight by Elliott Kay

Poor Man’s Fight feels very much like an indie: some typos (e.g., there/their/they’re), some grammatically awkward sentences (e.g., highly educated people saying things like, “It went good.”), and far too many extraneous or superfluous POVs/situations that didn’t forward the plot or story. 526 more words

Sci Fi

INFJ - A Messy Mind

Hello, and welcome to Tasha’s Consciousness! Where would you like to start your tour? The Observatory of Mysterious and Unexplainable Emotions is to your left and the Maze of Conflicting Thoughts and Wishes is through the rear door. 1,048 more words

Attempt At Humor

Four (or five) more years?

The people have spoken.  The b*st*rds.
–Failed California senatorial candidate Dick Tuck*, 1966

I’m not so bothered that the Conservatives won an overall majority in Thursday’s election; that was always a risk, and they now have the opportunity to do something almost impossible: impress me by making this a better country, for everyone and not just the elite.  826 more words


Why I'll never vote Conservative in Barnet

Only a few days before a general election here in the UK, and it looks like the real winner will be “none of the above”, as disaffection with disinterested politicians is at an all-time high, and “we’re all in it together” seems to mean… 1,711 more words


This Is the Most F-ed Up Toy I've Ever Seen

So I’m perusing Zulily for some clothes for my daughter, and see a sale called “All About the Human Body — for budding biologists.” My son loves science, so I had to take a look. 164 more words


And yet, what could be more American than what happened in this place? What could more profoundly vindicate the idea of America than plain and humble people –- unsung, the downtrodden, the dreamers not of high station, not born to wealth or privilege, not of one religious tradition but many, coming together to shape their country’s course? 367 more words