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Addiction to Search

Addiction to Search
August 4, 2018

690 words
2 min 51 read

On my way to research the search phenomenon, I just recognized, my addiction to ‘SEARCH’
I found an equalling interesting subject: ‘FAKE NEWS’ NEWPHILOSPHER Issue #17: Communication, September 1, 2017
By Tom Chatfield
He quotes philosopher Harry Frankfurt in his 2005 book ‘ON BULLSHIT’.
Quoting Mr. Frankfurt “The essence of bullshit is not that it is false but that it is phony.”


“A liar and an honest person are interested in the truth, they are playing on opposite sides of the same game.
A bullshitter, however, has no such constraint.”


A politician witnessed the collapse of the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001.
During a campaign interview in 2015, he proclaimed that New Jersey, which had a heavy Arab population, he saw the Muslims cheering the collapse of these towers.
A normal politician caught in a lie would offer an apology, or an excuse or offer some reason when he knew he was caught.
However, this politician made up a different rule: …

Sleep Soundly My Friend

Sleep Soundly, My Friend

August 3, 2018

1804 Words
7 min 19 sec read
Have you ever had trouble falling asleep?
Have you ever gone days or even weeks without a refreshing, recharging sleep?
You know then of what I speak.
I had trouble sleeping as long as I can remember and even longer.


THIS IS A LONG WINDED INTRODUCTION
In 1997, I was working in the porch on our house.
I was stripping paint from the narrow beadboard woodwork.

It was a long, tedious, and exhausting project.
After using a gel stripper to remove the paint, I still had to sand where each strip of board met up with the one next to it.
This was taxing when I was working overhead. It has extremely punishing work on the neck and shoulders.
Well, I finally finished the overhead part and began work on the door frame and was not doing the walls or window frames.
Hopefully, when completed it would appear that the stripped and varnished parts would be an accent to the white walls and window frames.
This was a porch built in 1927 so there were a …