A cynic's guide to society

Based on the observations of a confirmed anti-social hermit … THE PURPOSE OF GOVERNMENT Ultra conservative – People serve the government. The government serves The Elite. Conservative – People serve the government. Liberal – The government serves the people. Ultra liberal – The people ARE the government. THE PURPOSE OF THE ECONOMY Ultra conservative – ... Read More

Let me get this straight … a dialogue

Guess who: Why did you get pregnant in the first place? Woman: My insurance company will not pay for birth control. I can’t afford it on my own. Guess who: Well you shouldn’t be having sex before marriage. Woman: I can’t marry my partner. I am gay. Guess who: Then you shouldn’t be having children ... Read More

Of the People, For the People, By the People

When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the ... Read More

The answer is right there

We all seek meaning in our lives. We all seek a reason to move forward; a point to it all. This is a simple truth. Though some of us may deny that we do. The fact is even those of us who are not deep philosophical thinkers still search for purpose … even if we are not ... Read More

Time to get controversial

I am about to step into no man’s land. The intent of this post is not to offend, but to question; to start thought; to point out the power and weakness that is words. I am going to look at a pretty well-known bit o’ words. One thing to note before I start. I am ... Read More

In search of a proper meal

A problem with existential crises it that no matter how deeply you question, and what realization you may come to, the dilemma doesn’t simply go away until the soul is satisfied. It is like craving a flavor but not quite knowing what flavor it is you crave … so you just eat everything in sight until you find it ... Read More

Too many magicians!

Spring is in the air, which invariable causes two opposing reactions in Dichotomous Mister Steve. On the one hand, my lust for life is ignited, and I feel the thrill of possibility in every breath I take. Yet at the same time, this often seems to heighten the shadows I live in, and I also get a ... Read More