This subject keeps coming up. Will our children have anything to wonder about? Is all the exciting stuff done? Are our regressive president and backward politicians — here and in other countries — going to stop science from moving forward?

I think that NOTHING will stop science from moving forward because nothing has ever stopped it before. Not war or the Black Plague or the Crusaders or Genghis Khan. Our politicians can slow it — for a while — but nothing will stop us because we are ready to move on up.

So. I’m running this again. Because it is worth thinking about.

Serendipity Seeking Intelligent Life on Earth

I’m not the first person to see this, but have any of you noticed that 2018 seems like 2017 on steroids? January is barely half over, and it seems like over a half-year has gone by. In 2017, we experienced “Trump Time.”

A crazy story that would have normally lasted a week or two, or maybe even a month, lasted for two days, tops. We were reeling from the insane shit the Shithead-in-Chief did on a Monday, only to completely forget about it because he did something even crazier on Tuesday. And that’s how it went all year.

But something happened, or seemed to happen on January 1, 2018. The crazy went into overdrive. I say ‘seemed’ to happen because his turning the crazy up to eleven was inevitable.

Why? Well, it’s because of the word exponential. Most of us know what it means, but I think most of us…

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  1. I’d have to agree Tom, but in our case it had nothing to do with the big “T”. Our car battery went and the car had to be towed to the dealership, the waste water pipes disintegrated and had to be replaced and the hot water heater blew out. That’s three major items all starting from the beginning of the new year. Let’s hope that’s the end of it.


    1. Well, there are the international terrible things that happen … then there are the personal things that happen. Last year we had the door, the ripoff of the door, the new door, the hot water tank … followed by poverty from which we are still trying to recover. Then the year ended, for which I’m grateful.

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