Posts Tagged ‘Adolf Hitler’

” … the streamlined men who think in slogans and talk in bullets” George Orwell, Coming Up for Air

We Americans have an unfortunate penchant for abbreviations. Who else would shorten a two-letter word like “at” to the symbol @?  I can type “at” quicker than @; so, at least for me, it is not an efficient symbol. While such foibles can be seen as endearing peccadillos, our simplistic political sloganeering and labeling is misleading and has contributed significantly to the divisions in America and the increasingly violent political action, such as has been seen at Berkeley and murderously at Charlottesville. Read the rest of this entry »

This morning I was out early watering the flowers and other plants in the garden.  It suddenly occurred to me that this is an unnatural act.  These plants need to make it on their own.  If nature doesn’t give them the water they need to survive, let them die.  Evolution demands it.  Survival of the fittest, baby! Read the rest of this entry »