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4 months ago

Post from Jim Murray

Jim Murray · MINDS THAT WON'T CHANGE · I have been following the anti-vax movement for quite some time now and really trying to understand just what it hopes to achieve. The Covid virus isn't going away any time soon, and its reported that 99% of all new cases (and deaths), are among the un-v ...

4 months ago

The Friday Files 2021 - Part 3 What’s Wrong With The World

Jim Murray · Sometimes I lay down in the dark, close my eyes and try to figure out what's wrong with the world. · And it all keeps coming back to one thing. One thing that causes all the strife. One thing that causes all the hate. One thing that keeps most of us living in a state of fear. · I ...

4 months ago

Post from Jim Murray

Jim Murray · THE NEW LEPER COLONY · Traveling around social media I'm starting to see a different sentiment regarding those who remain un-vaccinated against Covid. This sentiment can be expressed be best summed up in two words. Fuck'em. · Now that the vaccine has been approved by the almighty ...

7 months ago

Review: aah....The Pleasure Book

Norm Goldman · Author: Jia Gottlieb MD · Publisher: Sanitas Press · ISBN:978-1-7343769-0-6 · Who among us hasn't wanted to enjoy lifetime pleasure? But, what is pleasure? Have you ever thought about its significance? · When Jia Gottlieb MD, author of aah....The Pleasure Book asked a few individ ...

7 months ago

65 is still young

Royce Shook · I posted about this a few months ago, asking the question how do you define old? My answer was/is “Anyone who is 10 years older than me is old.” · The World Health Organization before it declared 2020-2030 the decade of Healthy Ageing looked at the ageing and asked How old is old ...

1 year ago

How Old is Old?

Royce Shook · 65 Years old is still young! · How old is old? World Health Organisation (WHO) had declared that 65 years old is still considered young. Before, based on the Friendly Societies Act (1875) in Britain, old was defined by the age of 50. The UN has not adopted a standard criterion bu ...

2 years ago

The Cynic’s Guide To Becoming A Better Human Being

Jim Murray · Glass Half Empty…Glass Half Full…Yadda Yadda. · As I was riding around today, painfully aware of the shitshow of human stupidity that I invariably end up bearing witness to on these sojourns, a thought occurred to me. · What if, instead of my thinking that this endless parade of ...

2 years ago

The Summer Of My Un-Doing and Re-Doing

Jim Murray · So, quite literally, on the first day of summer I decided that this would be the first summer of my life when I would do no work whatsoever, in terms of work that I could get paid for. · It was good timing. I was all caught up on projects. My next steps on a couple of things were ...

4 years ago

The Land of Silly.

Robert Cormack · A look back at a year of silliness and why we might want to think before we post. · “Buffalo wings? I don’t eat buffalo.” Jessica Simpson · “Yay! I just submitted my manuscript to an agent,” someone wrote last week, which drew many notes of encouragement and congratulations. I no ...

4 years ago

How do we define old age?

Royce Shook · The only constant is change. As we change, we have to make many adjustments, and these may be unsettling. So, I started thinking about age and wondered how we in the world, define old age. · From the United Nations I found this: “Most developed world countries have accepted the c ...

4 years ago

Savings for retirement--how much is enough?

Royce Shook · The new year fast approaches, and many of you are one step closer to retirement. Many of you are now starting to think about retirement. If you are like me, I really did not think about retirement until about 10 years before I retired. My first thought was, will I have enough mon ...

5 years ago

The Cynic’s Guide To Being A Better Human Being

Jim Murray · Preface: Those of you who know my work will get with this is about. For those of you who don’t know me or my work, and who might be tempted to take this the wrong way, I refer you to this excellent article by Mr. Phil Friedman. · https://www.bebee.com/producer/@friedman-phil/hoax ...

5 years ago

The more things change, the more they stay the same...

Graham🐝 Edwards · I suspect with some certainty any Marketing Manager reading this will not think much of what I am about to say... with great certainty I know their inherent creativity will make for some wonderful refutation*.  · With that said, I was reminded the other day of something I experie ...

5 years ago

Wisdom from a Curious World Traveller—Meet Derek Sivers

Jim Taggart · One of my favourite bloggers is Derek Sivers. I discovered Derek online several years ago, and was impressed with his love for learning and for sharing with others. His eclectic background is fascinating, as is his humbleness. In the past, he’s been an entrepreneur, programmer, c ...

5 years ago

Trump & North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un

Nick Mlatchkov · D. Trump had found a new passionate supporter, 33 yo North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un, who started a campaign in local media in favor of the Rep candidate. That is something! · "

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