This is the anniversary of the slaughter at Jonestown. It’s 42 years later and still, we have not learned the lesson that slavishly following lying leaders can be deadly. If nothing else, this has got to be an object lesson… Read More ›
Sayings and Platitudes
WHEN IN ROME … Let’s go heavy on the crucifixions. I can think of a whole bunch of deserving candidates right now. What’ya say, gang? Let’s do like the Romans do!
Fandango’s Provocative Question #58 To put it most simply, I always thought that — socio and psychopaths aside — everyone has a conscience. Even after Trump was elected, I thought that Americans weren’t stupid enough to actually follow this moron. I… Read More ›
Fandango’s February Expressions #22 I rather prefer Dorothy Parker’s version: “You can lead a whore to culture but you cannot make her think.”
Fandango’s February Expressions #21 Where oh where have valor and discretion gone? What does this mean? Until you know what you are talking about, shut up. Valor isn’t doing something stupid and dangerous. It means doing something that may cost you… Read More ›
Fandango’s Provocative Question #57 Are humans better at creating or destroying? We are good at both and moreover, a lot of our creations turn out to be destructive. Ten Medieval Inventions that Changed the World: Mechanical Clock. Timekeeping devices have emerged… Read More ›