Category Archive: human nature

May 09 2013

On Monsters

He’s a monster; he’s not human— He’s the devil in disguise! The embodiment of evil; You can see it in his eyes! No iota of morality No evidence of soul Where a man should have a human heart This demon has a hole. His behavior was horrific— Inexcusable, in fact; No real human could have …

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Feb 09 2013

Which Shakespeare Character Are You?

PBS asks the musical question. Turns out, I’m Rosalind (from As You Like It)! Frankly, I’ll take that as quite a compliment. (and just for the record, this is a different “which Shakespeare character are you?” questionnaire than I took a number of years ago, which told me I was… not Rosalind.) Who are you?

Feb 08 2013

“Men And Women Aren’t Equal”

“Men and Women aren’t equal”, she wrote— Just one of those stories you read now and then. The truth, which the article fails, though, to note: Women aren’t equal, and neither are men. You won’t want to read it without a central nervous system depressant of choice, but foxnews.com has an opinion piece “To be …

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Jan 30 2013

Doing “Wrong” Right

Two experts, both alike in views (So much, you can’t tell whose is whose) Saw something on the evening news Which challenged their belief And something that they’d thought was right, Believing in with all their might, They now saw in a different light— It brought them both to grief The first said “well, I’ve …

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Jan 27 2013

A Different Approach To Prepping

In a time and place of plenty In a calm and placid mood There are things we take for granted Like a sure supply of food But when everything collapses— When the shit has hit the fan— Since it’s hard to love starvation, Time to love your fellow man…

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Jan 18 2013

Disaster Preparation 101

There’s a chance we’ll be demolished by an asteroid from space There’s a chance a wayward comet comes our way There’s a certain probability the dangers that we face Mean tomorrow is our last surviving day There’s the promise of a super-quake that shakes us to the core Or the ultimate volcano of them all …

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Jan 12 2013

Colony Of Penguins Discovered, Thanks To Poop Visible From Space

Some scientists have figured out A means of penguin-snooping; A camera, beamed from outer space Can see where they’ve been pooping. The penguins stay on floes of ice, For months in just one place Which leaves a stain of shit so big It’s visible from space. The guano—smelly, reddish-brown, Corrosive, salty goo— Leaves such a …

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Sep 24 2012

What Frightens Me

“Romney’s chances of winning are low” is the message wherever I go But what keeps me up nights– Do I only chose sites That confirm what I already “know”? Confirmation bias, that’s what frightens me. You see it everywhere, especially the big news/opinion sites. Read about the latest poll and what it means in an …

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Jul 31 2012

“Cult Activity” in New Jersey?

There seems a strange proclivity To speak of strange activity And treat with exclusivity The notion of a cult…

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Mar 19 2012

Damn The Torpedoes!

I’m mapping a strategy; finding a way— Point B’s where I’m going; I’m starting at A. I may be traversing some tricky terrain; Without proper planning, the odds are I may Start running in circles, or struggling in vain So I’ll call it a frictionless plane I know what the point is I’m travelling to; …

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