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MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH: AN ESSAY ON THE MEANING AND NATURE OF EXISTENCE

This is by no means a scientific piece, rather, it is a piece dealing with the feeling I have long had regarding the nature of death. To put it simply; I believe that life is permanent and death is temporary. To my mind, life is the ever existing background against which birth, conscious existence, death, … Continue reading

Pinocchio Mitt or: Liar, Liar, Magic Underwear on Fire

Barking in the Dark has just learned from a well place source inside the Obama inner circle what we can expect The President to say in the next debate. To paraphrase, it will go something like this: My fellow Americans, before I answer Ms. Crowley’s first question I’d like to clear something up. Most of … Continue reading

Republican OUTRAGE! (Next Thing You Know He’ll Ask Us to Give Up One of Our Three Bentleys)

Congressional Republicans expressed outrage today at the mere whiff of the notion that President Obama will put forth a proposal to tax millionaires at the same rate as middle-class taxpayers. Said one, under the condition of anonymity, “what right has this darkie got to tell my friends that they should pay as much a percentage … Continue reading

ARE WE A VIRUS? (A Speculation on the Condition of Being Human)

I am now approaching my seventy fourth year and I have seen, and been royally ticked off, by quite enough mankind has done to date, thank you.   It has led me to long wonder if we “civilized” human beings are, in fact, merely a virus, perhaps the most viral parasitic species on the planet. … Continue reading

Republicans: “Less Regulations”, and My Tuna Salad Sandwich

Eagerly looking forward to the big game this afternoon, I went to the fridge and got out the tuna salad that my good wife Jane had made yesterday afternoon. We had gone to the market together to shop for groceries yesterday morning, and I had remarked that “boy, I’m really in the mood to have … Continue reading

Matter of Life and Death

This is by no means a scientific piece, rather, it is a piece dealing with the feeling I have long had regarding the nature of death. To put it simply I believe that life is permanent and death is temporary. To my mind, life is the ever existing background against which birth, conscious existence, death, … Continue reading