“Are you trying to be funny with me?”
Old comments are back and we’re changing hosts again.
Sometimes we need to turn to a sub-culture to find the specialized vocabulary that most accurately describes phenomena in the main culture.
Your Ordiniary World for Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018, and Scott J. Davies brings us education themed links about, teaching, learning, studetns, and more.
One-hundred years and two days ago, World War I ended.
What we need as a society is more philosophy, more ethics, and better morality.
Your Ordinary World links, for Monday 12 Nov 2018 on which we observe Veterans Day.
And chew quietly!
Monty Python’s Flying Circus
Of neckbeards and workman shirts…
Ordinary Sunday Brunch is Ordinary Times cultural quick links for you enjoyment. This week; music, art, history, and food, to read, share, and discuss.
Sometimes, if you let them, people can still surprise you. And for once, an outrage cycle story gets a happy, appropriate ending.
Red Dead Redemption 2 has many bad things happen to good people.
You are one of the bad things.
The Paradox of Choice
(Only the mildest of spoilers)
And also sloppy joes, manwiches, slushburgers and other yummy non-burgers
Free Show and Patent Medicine
A murky legal footing isn’t good for businesses, and it isn’t good for folks who only want to hold down a decent job without letting their health get the better of them.
Seriously, Just Crack An Egg
When AR-15s are carried by white people, they are run-of-the-mill firearms used for hunting; when black people carry them, they are assault rifles.
Linky Friday is Ordinary Times’ weekly tradtion of bringing you links from across the web and around the world. This week, a special all-video edition to cleanse the palate from a crazy week.
Want to hear me discussing astronomy in a bar?
How hot do you like it?
Much ink has been spilt since Donald Trump’s election regarding the legitimacy of the U.S. government system, the fortitude of the rule of law, and the viability of American democracy. What do the 2018 election results tell us about those big, scary issues?
Your weekly round-up of law-related links, from dumb criminals and interesting cases to recent developments of note.
Do I know you?
Yesterday was America’s Election Day. Several candidates are running for office. It is estimated that upwards of some, and perhaps several, people will cast their votes by the time the polls close. These votes will be cast for candidates, all of whom generally agree with one another and simply want to work together.
Are you as scared as I am?
Ordinary World: Election Day with the first voting in America, the contention of 2000, the mess of 1998, the ugliest election ever in 1876, and the most consequential election in American History in 1864.
A gust of wind can ruin your day.
There’s a reason they say the road to Hell is paved with good intentions.
Your Ordinary World for this Midterm Election eve Monday, with links to perspectives on politics and the voting to come.
Finally! A table!
Like many, I prefer to start my days with a jolt of news-induced panic, although I couldn’t tell you why.