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My world continues to shrink…

My world continues to shrink…

This post will likely be a brain dump of sorts, not particularly eloquent or organized, but I woke up at 5 am and just couldn’t get back to sleep. My mind is heavy. Each day that passes, it seems fewer people are willing to stand up. The “powers” are wearing them down. Under threat of losing jobs, people are taking the jaab to keep them. Forget the fact that the evidence is growing that it causes heart damage and neurological…

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[Current Events] The death of critical thinking

[Current Events] The death of critical thinking

To date, I have eliminated Twitter (two years ago) and Facebook (two months ago).  Though I miss seeing “friends,” who quite honestly haven’t tried to contact me off of social media so weren’t really friends, I don’t miss the lack of critical thinking rampant on social media.  Everything is about popularity, being part of the “in” crowd, getting followers and likes, and quite frankly, very high school-ish. There is no such thing as presenting factual material on social media, originally…

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