Category Archives: Rants

The Butterfly Effect

The butterfly effect is the observation that extremely minute changes in the initial state of a deterministic system can produce wildly different results. Before this observation was noted, it was reasonably assumed that a minute change would have only a … Continue reading

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Supporting Hamas

I am greatly puzzled and disturbed by the support for Hamas that I’ve seen throughout the world. There have been crowds of pro-Palestine people chanting “Death to the Jews.” There has been vandalism of synagogues and Jewish businesses, attacks against … Continue reading

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Humanity of the Neanderthals

I’ve often wondered what it is that makes us human. There have been many attempts to answer this question. We make tools. We walk upright. We developed speech. As we’ve learned more about the world, these answers have proved to … Continue reading

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Kristallnacht

Today is the 85th anniversary of Kristallnacht, a night of antisemitic violence in Nazi Germany where mobs destroyed Jewish businesses, burned synagogues, beat and murdered Jews. Kristallnacht means crystal night, from the large amount of broken glass in the streets … Continue reading

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Atrocities

As Israeli forces have retaken areas that had been attacked by Hamas, they have discovered evidence of atrocities that haven’t been seen since the Second World War. People had been massacred, their bodies mutilate. Babies were decapitated. Some evidently had … Continue reading

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Tax The Churches

One of the biggest scams in the US is the way some churches rake in millions of dollars and don’t have to pay taxes on it. Churches should be taxed just like any other money-making endeavor.

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Ethnic Cleansing

On October 7, 2023, fighters from Hamas attacked Israel from Gaza. This was a well-coordinated attack using air, sea, and ground forces, including firing thousands of missiles from Gaza into Israeli cities. The targets was civilians. They entered towns and … Continue reading

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It’s Offensive

I don’t know when this happened.  It kind of crept up on me over the years.  But now there is a highly vocal group of people who police the Internet and try to destroy those they deem “offensive.”  This is … Continue reading

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Study Says Supplements Don’t Work

A recently-released study has concluded that several popular supplements for heart health don’t work.  Among other findings, there was no improvement on the levels of cholesterol.  Despite this, I would suggest hanging on to your supplements just in case the … Continue reading

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C++ Is Not The Same As C

This is something of a useless rant, in that few people care anything about the topic, and there is almost certainly nothing that will change as a result of my posting it.  However, it may help me get it off … Continue reading

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