#Cancelled – a discussion on censorship vs. cancel culture

https://harpers.org/a-letter-on-justice-and-open-debate/ Cancel culture, at the moment, is a movement that’s destroying the celebrity elite, politicians, and corporations. It’s chipping away at their royal entitlement to make the rules without being questioned by the populace. It’s holding “VIP influencers” up to a higher standard. So in that respect, I don’t care if a VIP person is…

Disney Villains Had It Right – The Heroes Were Wrong

The intention of this post is not to incite violence so hopefully, no one will report what is intrinsically and satirically a philosophical discussion. Disney Villains have long been painted as narcissistic or sociopathic characters, and thus deserving of pity but not empathy. But it’s my conjecture that Disney villains were always heading in the…

Seward, Ak. Across the Bay

Seward is packed on the longest day of the year. Between salmon runs, the Sea Life Center, mountain climbing and glacier viewing, you’re lucky if you find a parking space for your bicycle. Hotels, motels, bed and breakfast services and camping grounds are full. Pedestrians spill out to the numerous walking trails, find their way…

Top 10 Nihilist Cartoon Characters of All Time

If human beings have accepted that “Life is meaningless, without purpose or value,” then it’s reasonable to believe that in “Toontown” the same antisocial conclusion has prevailed. “Nothing really matters and morals are a social construct.”  Given the prevalence of cynicism among cartoon characters, some of whom embrace the label of “stinker”, or “loony” (or…

No, We Don’t Actually Love People More Than Animals

by Late Mitchell Warren A recurring expression on social media, where we inexplicably see groups and pages offering “unconditional love” to some niche population of society, is the idea that we “love people more than animals.” However, observable evidence suggests that we don’t actually love people more than animals. It’s just something we say…so that…