Jack and Kay in 2001
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- Dysrationalia: I am too holy to give an answer to you
- “Called by the Universe”: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
- Six Sayings That Are Likely Indicators of Personal Inauthenicity
- Pelham’s Rules for Belief
- Pelham’s Rules of Honesty
- Claim to Prophecy: Wayne Dyer
- Pelham’s Law of the Tyranny of the Masses
- Pelham’s Law of Governmental Control
- Pelham’s Second Law of Political Solutions
- Pelham’s First Law of Political Solutions
- “What do you suggest (to save America)?”
- Ancient Aliens Debunked
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Category Archives: Politics
Pelham’s Law of the Tyranny of the Masses: The citizens become collectively complicit in tyranny when they allow it to flourish. Corollary 1: Neither ignorance, fear, distraction, nor apathy excuse the citizens from purging tyranny. Nor does participation in failing … Continue reading
Pelham’s Law of Governmental Control: Governments are controlled by those who drive the hardest and are hardest to deter. Corollary 1: Those who control a government are unlikely to give it up voluntarily.
Pelham’s Second Law of Political Solutions: In a society of cognitive misers, government’s interest in solving problems increases in direct proportion to the amount of personal benefit the governors expect to gain from the proposed solution.
Pelham’s Law of Political Solutions: In a society of cognitive misers, the more popular a political solution is, the less likely it is to be effective for its stated purpose.
A Facebook friend invited me to like the Facebook page of the Republican Liberty Caucus. I took the time to send a considered reply (below), to which she responded by asking what I think should be done. Here is that … Continue reading
Dear America, In the wake of these terrible mass murders, no one has yet proposed a truly-viable set of solutions. So I’m stepping forward with this brief letter to meet the need: First of all, I propose that we require … Continue reading
Many claim that the United States is a “Christian nation”, that God is somehow “leading” us, that when we get bad presidents, that is God “giving us what we deserve”, and so forth. Here’s an example of a similar notion, … Continue reading
See this gold bar? Chances are, you’ve never seen one laying on a neighbor’s lawn. Likewise, I’d say that chances are pretty good that if you had one, you wouldn’t keep it out our your lawn, either. And why not?