Category Archives: Lunacy

Today’s Features and Headlines, 9 Sept 2022

Ursula K. Le Guin, Ian McEwan; that Hunter Biden movie; Republicans taking credit; proof of Trump’s threat; D.C. welcomes immigrants; Doug Mastriano’s personal prophet, who speaks with God.

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Facebook Idiocy

First, a Facebook video I’ve seen linked by my Fb friends several times. Remember, these people’s votes count as much as yours or mine.

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Facebook Memes and Post

A collection of saves from the past two or three weeks. This first one has been around for a while, and of course speaks to the evidence of psychological studies…

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LQCs: Ukraine, CPAC, and Cognitive Decline

Links today, with quote and comments, about conservative reactions to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the priorities of CPAC and cognitive decline, and the idea of separating red states from blue cities.

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Ls&Cs: Is DNA Safe to Eat? Is America Undergoing a Mass Psychosis?

Paul Krugman on Republican resistance to investments in the future; a concern about whether DNA is safe to eat; about watching Fox News every day; and about Carl Jung’s warning about mass psychosis.

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Links and Headlines: Dark Skies; Misinformation; Critical Thinking; Empathy; Headlines

There have been a handful of SF novels over the years that include as breaks between the prose sets of futuristic news headlines, to indicate the state of the future world without having to explicate it in detail. Gunn’s The … Continue reading

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Ls&Cs: Interesting Times

The latest on strategies to avoid long-term calamities, knowing of calamities and lying about them, the US compared to South America and Europe, and Americans’ grasp of reality.

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Facebook Memes 8Sep21

I will start compiling memes I see on Facebook, mostly without comment. These of course are anecdotes; they’re the equivalent of “people are saying” comments from a certain former president, though unlike him, I have Facebook share counts to indicate … Continue reading

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Ls&Cs: Vaccine Regrets and Horse Paste

Have a backlog of links, of course, with new ones now that Christians in Texas are coming closer to matching the achievement of the Taliban in Afghanistan. But for now, a trend of the past couple weeks: right-wing vaccine deniers … Continue reading

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Ls&Cs: Tribal Loyalties and Conservative Irrationality

Several striking items recently that dovetail nicely, about covid and climate change denial.

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