Category Archives: Nutters and Such

Rats!

Social media has always treated its users as its product. I have heard it said, in effect, “when something online is free, you’re the product that’s for sale.” But it’s worse. You’re also an “experimental rat.” Chalk that up as … Continue reading

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Well, That’s That

The Humanity Star is crashing to earth, long ahead of schedule. It’s oddly fitting. The “disco ball” was launched into orbit in January and was supposed to orbit the earth for nine months.  It was fleetingly visible from the Northeast, … Continue reading

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Told Ya So

So Mark Zuckerberg, college dropout and wearer of boring T-shirts, is in deep trouble for a massive, deliberate, for-profit data breach at his famous Facebook.  Fifty million subscribers had all of their personal data snuffled up, along with that of … Continue reading

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Parallel Octaves, Again

I’ve read some internet chatter about BWV565 that makes me shake my head. An allusion to “parallel octaves” in the opening measures. Here we go again. I wrote about this in The American Organist in September, 2011. The organ does … Continue reading

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New Testament Follies

I started to watch an older video of Bart Ehrman, the New Testament scholar.  In a minute, I had to turn it off.  The fundamental dishonesty was so thick, so multi-layered, that I literally could not handle more than a … Continue reading

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Las Vegas

I’ve just woken up to the nightmare in Las Vegas.  At this point, over 50 people are definitely dead, making this the worst mass shooting in American history.  The count of wounded has doubled in the past hour, from 100+ … Continue reading

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So It Begins

I’m off Facebook.  Please contact me directly, and check out this blog.

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Unfriending Facebook

I’m done.  I spent years wasting time on Facebook, and I’m done.  I’m deactivating my accounts a little later today, and then, barring heavenly intervention, deleting for good after I’ve had a few days to evaluate. I’m rarely impulsive.  This … Continue reading

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Protected: Farewell to Honeybunch

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Protected: Freedom!

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