I have to say, I hate that “we are in the middle of war-time” for a couple reasons. First of all, I’m not the biggest fan of war or of military forces. Secondly, I think ex-President Bush’s proclaimed reasons for starting the war were not well thought through and have only been exacerbated over the years by his haughty, self-serving, frat boy attitude. Thirdly, “war-time” has become this relatively removed experience for all but the growing number of people with loved ones returning severely injured or not at all.
June 9, 2009, at 6:25 pm — Blogs
(Originally Submitted May 24, 2009) The theme of this week’s Avocado Jungle is “transitions”, and what more poignant time than Memorial Day to acknowledge the transition from life to death and death to life as a result of our brave men and women who fell in defense of our nation as well the defense of […]
May 4, 2009, at 3:13 pm — Blogs
/ Scott Adams Blog
An Avocado Jungle blogshare: In his blog, Scott Adams tells us that we’re predisposed to accept ridiculous reasons. Then he suggests this could be useful in ending global conflict…
As is the case with every Avocado Jungle topic, this week’s topic begins with the familiar four words, “Searching for the truth…”. Considering the given subject includes the Iraq War, those four words are particularly significant, because, the truth is readily available for those willing to listen. However, for many, the truth is no match for an oft-repeated lie. Despite this sad and lazy irony, I will continue to fight this uphill battle against those willing to ignore facts in favor of their hearts. Podcast available.