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Do You Think To Much?

Thinkers Anonymous : Do you think to much?

It started out innocently enough. I began to think at parties now and then to loosen up. Inevitably though, one thought led to another, and soon I was more than just a social thinker. I began to think alone - "to relax," I told myself - but I knew it wasn't true. Thinking became more and more important to me, and finally I was thinking all the time. I began to think on the job. I began to avoid friends at lunchtime so I could read Thoreau and Kafka. Things weren't going so great at home either. I soon had a reputation as a heavy thinker. I came home early after my conversation with the boss. "I know you've been thinking," she said, "and I want a divorce! " "But Honey, surely it's not that serious. " "It is serious," she said, lower lip aquiver. "That's a faulty syllogism," I said impatiently, and she began to cry. I headed for the library, in the mood for some Nietzsche, with a PBS station on the radio.

Which is why I am what I am today: a recovering thinker. Kos-26-teaser.jpg (JPEG Image, 550×458 pixels) Dynamic images. 8 Stories Buried By the Corporate Media That You Need to Know About. December 15, 2011 | Like this article?

8 Stories Buried By the Corporate Media That You Need to Know About

Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. As 2011 comes to a close, we will see lists of the year’s most memorable events and most important people, as is the pattern every year. But not all stories are created equal. As usual, this year was packed with critical, newsworthy and insufficiently covered stories that should have, but didn't, make the front page. 1) Our Planet Saw the Largest Increase in Carbon Emissions Since the Industrial Revolution Global emissions of carbon dioxide increased 5.9 percent in 2010, the largest increase on record, according to Global Carbon Project, an international group of scientists tracking the numbers. Another study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience , traces an estimated three-quarters of the planet’s warming since 1950 to human activities.

It’s obvious that the world is getting warmer at an accelerating rate and it’s our fault. Food For Thought. Government is actually the worst failure of civilized man.

Food For Thought

There has never been a really good one, and even those that are most tolerable are arbitrary, cruel, grasping and unintelligent. ~ H. L. Mencken Man is certainly stark mad: he cannot make a worm, yet he will make gods by the dozen. ~ Michel de Montaigne Democracy is four wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. ~ Ambrose Bierce If you can conceive of morality without god, why can you not conceive of society without government? Gender Ads Project.