Monthly Archives: May 2015

A quick rant

It is the day after Memorial Day and I feel the need to get this off my chest. If you chose Memorial Day as the day to make a statement against the military then you need to take a hard look at your morals and your life. Reality check: The soldiers do not make policy, the people YOU elect and re-elect do, and even if “I didn’t vote for him/her” or “I didn’t vote” YOU still were an active participant in choosing who makes our nation’s decisions. Memorial Day is a day to remember FALLEN soldiers, NOT a day for you to flex your internet muscles with (not-so) witty banter about “unjust” this and “disagree with” that. Oh and another thing, any soldier who refers to himself/ herself as a “hero” is 99% of the time a faker! Soldiers are probably some of the most humble people you will ever meet about what THEY did. Try talking to a veteran, you will rarely hear any personal tales of heroics, you will hear about camaraderie and missed friends. You will hear things about fear, regret, pain, loss, pride, loyalty, sacrifice, and other things that are very un-heroic. Others have labeled soldiers “heroes” for various reasons, some are to honor them others are purely for marketing.
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Morality Puzzle

As I struggled to invent a name for this blog/ site/ endeavor/ experiment I went through the things in life that intrigue me most.  Human morality is a concept that I strive to understand.  Understanding it can be difficult because of the complexity of human emotion.  What is moral to one person is not to another.  Is there a universal morality as some philosophers claim?  Is morality more whatever is relevant to those involved at the time? Continue reading


New Socks are the Beginning

So here I am beginning this endeavor that I thought was going to be easy.  See, I am cursed.  Doomed to eternal torment that no matter how hard I try or how much electroshock therapy I undergo, I feel compelled to change things.  Things that I feel are morally wrong, they tear at my sanity and a shadowy force pushes me towards a destination that will allow me to change them or break in the process.

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