In a previous post, you singled out my name for a lifetime of "trashiness". While I appreciate your thoughts on my state of human disposability, you may want to refine your hypotheses regarding shortcut assumptions about people's worth. » 10/22/14 10:26am Yesterday 10:26am

The world seemed to change a lot between the time I was ten — in 1985!!! — and now. That must seem like a long time ago to you, but sometimes it feels just like yesterday to me. When I was ten, 1955 seemed like another universe, just something out of books and movies. Sometimes I get nostalgic and miss the way… » 10/19/14 10:51am Sunday 10:51am

As entertaining and highly problematic as that show was, I found that relationship to be the most disturbing thing about it. Honestly, I had a hard respecting Carrie at all for engaging with Mr. Big repeatedly. Was there anything positive about his character? » 10/19/14 9:32am Sunday 9:32am

Serious question. I would have sworn that I had today's roundup (started it and everything), but in looking back through the recruit post, I can't even find my initial offer to volunteer, and grandad appears to be on for today? Maybe there was a later post that didn't get tagged? I know you and I went back and… » 10/18/14 10:57pm Saturday 10:57pm

I agree with you on that part, but I disagree with the premise that we should accept, both intellectually and socially, that corporate decision makers are inherently amoral or parasitical. People can, and occasionally do, run companies in a mutually beneficial way, ethically, etc. We should make that the baseline of… » 10/17/14 1:45pm Friday 1:45pm