An old fashioned joke from an old fashioned guy.
I had to revise this one in Procreate as the ink drawing didn’t show “JAM” large enough. So it’s a hybrid.
It is astonishing how divided we are as a country in regards to politics. This is an interesting graphic from the Pew Research Center: Personally, I don’t think we’re seeing a divide in beliefs (à la stoic vs. epicurean) as much as an increasingly spoiled population. And, while not expressed as such directly, I believeContinue reading “TWIN”
To be fair, each person has their own moral compass. What is acceptable for one person is unacceptable for another. Then, on another issue, it’s reversed. I get that. Yet, there are broad landscapes of overlapping moralities among like-minded people. As I mentioned in an earlier post, understanding the moral foundations help us understand eachContinue reading “MORAL COMPASS”
Recently, I had a molar removed. I’ll spare you the details, just know that it is now gone. The process of having a tooth removed made me appreciate my remaining teeth all the more. Many of us in the western world are blessed to have access to dental care. This is no small thing. WeContinue reading “GUMMY TEETH”
Culture is misunderstood these days. It’s a paradox, really. Many people want to appreciate the diversity of culture yet want to make everybody into one generic type of person. Confused? Allow me to explain. Not all cultures are alike. If they were, there wouldn’t be cultures (plural), but one culture, and the term would loseContinue reading “GYPSY”
I’m one of those wannabe stoic types. Guilty. And yes, I watch stoic videos on YouTube. Isn’t that such a silly thing when we think about it? YouTube should be the last place on earth a person should learn stoicism. Just getting on YouTube is entering a world of distraction and emotion and nonsense. OrContinue reading “STOIC”
For those who know jazz, this comic is for you. For those who do not know jazz, check out Thelonious Sphere Monk.