Imagine being a fish in a reservoir whose dam just collapsed.


Ponder by: David — Jun, 2023

Imagine being a fish in a reservoir whose dam just collapsed. And you are cognizant of it. Would you jump with joy at the thought of imminent freedom – or cry with fear that your safe haven is gone?

Material World

We humans are too materialistic.
Thought by: David Crellen — Sep, 2023

Material World photoart by David Crellen

Why do we humans look at life so materialistically? 

What is material? Material is nothing but the other side of Einstein's equation for relativity:

"Energy equals Mass (material) times the square of the speed of light"

E = MC2

Our mind provides the energy that puts the mess, er, mass together.

C2 means

The loathsome combination of church and state is the root of most of the world’s ills


Quote by: Thomas Jefferson / Monticello, VA — January 29, 1815

Dear Sir. Your letter of Dec. 20. was 4. weeks on it’s way to me. I thank you for it: for altho founded on a misconception, it is evidence of that friendly concern for my peace and welfare which I have ever believed you to feel. of publishing a book on religion, my dear Sir, I never had an idea. I

The Devil Laughed – The Angels Laughed

The devil laughed, because he knew life had no meaning; the angels, as they flew over, laughed too, knowing what the meaning was.
Quote by: Milan Kundera / Economist magzine — Jul, 2023

The devil laughed, because he knew life had no meaning; the angels, as they flew over, laughed too, knowing what the meaning was. – Milan Kundera

“If you don’t know what you want for yourself, then you’ll never, never get there.”

“You’ll always be deterred.” – Alicia Keys
Quote by: Alicia Keys — 2001

“If you don’t know what you want for yourself, then you’ll never, never get there … You’ll always be deterred.” Alicia Keys told Oprah at age 20. Now she preaches this self-determination.

“Hell’s Kitchen,” a musical inspired by the singer-songwriter’s teenage years in New York, is set to open Off

Money is the Adam’s apple in the 21st century

So don't eat that apple – Don't bank it, either – It's already rotten!
Rant by: David Crellen — Dec, 2023

Make the entire world a DMZ


Rant by: David Crellen / Palm Desert, CA — September 2021

There’s no such thing as a “humane” war …

“… global activism pushed to make the laws of war, either ignored or permissive before, more humane in content and honored in practice …” – NYT 9/3/2021

My take: This is bullshit!/

Culture was not politics

Why are they cross-contanimated?
Rant by: David — Jun, 2023

But politics has now encroached upon culture. I abhor extreme culture of any sort. This is not a political statement. But I hope we, as a people, understand what is happening to us.

Age or Crime?

Which is it – old diplomat or nearly as old criminal?
Quote by: Joyce Alene — Sep, 2023
Icon by Freepik
“If, as a voter, you're more concerned about Joe Biden's age than Donald Trump's criminality, you need to rethink that. (And Trump is no spring chicken. Muscled up caricatures aside, Biden is far more capable.)”
 
Unfortunately, "Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise

Who wins in America? And who loses in America?


Ponder by: David — Aug, 2023

Who wins? The PAC fund managers, the lobbyists,  bankers are all WINNERS
Who Loses? We citizens are the LOSERS
Since when? Since 1775