Monthly Archives: September 2015

Florida Man: Evolution Makes a U-Turn

Florida Man: Evolution Makes a U-Turn by Earnest Prankheimer     Generations of anthropologists have meticulously catalogued, classified, and revised the various stages in the development of man from earlier primates. In no particular order, since I’m no anthropologist — there are … Continue reading

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Treating the Symptoms

Treating the Symptoms     One of my favorite writers was actually a fictional character, Kilgore Trout. He was the creation of another favorite writer, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. He explained that Trout’s stories are mostly about tragic failures to communicate, but I … Continue reading

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Target: Outrage

Target: Outrage     Seems like it doesn’t take much these days to get people’s knickers in a twist. A few weeks ago Target announced they would no longer use gender-based labeling in the toys and children’s bedding areas. It ignited an … Continue reading

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Stranger in a Strange Land

Stranger in a Strange Land     That’s the title of a 1961 sci-fi classic by Robert A. Heinlein. The protagonist, Valentine Michael Smith, loses his parents as a baby on Mars, and is raised by the all-wise Martians. As an adult, … Continue reading

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