Category Archives: global issues

Passion, Present Times, and 2017’s 1.4

Last time on Jarbled… *cue video sequence of strange snippets from parts of the show you never remember seeing* I’d like to talk about passion. I think I figured out why there hasn’t been much humor on my blog lately… … Continue reading

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Circus of Ethics – Concerning Animal Treatment

This topic deserves a far longer and more thorough post than what I’m going to make today, but in this case, I’d like to comment more on the supporting perspective of ethical animal treatment – especially in the future – … Continue reading

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Red White and Silicon Valley – Notes on the 2016 Presidential Election

Everyone gets to have their say in politics, so here’s mine. Ready or not… oh, I guess you could just click some other more interesting link, but why do that when you could read the opinions of some random internet … Continue reading

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The Corporate Plot of TPP

The world is run by money. Everything goes back to money, or to put it more accurately, capital. The rich get richer and the poor poorer. What do you do when you’ve taken the money of everyone in your country? … Continue reading

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Genome Slicing Could Slice Society

My blog usually entails writing about stuff more like Gnome, but today, I can write about real genomes. Recently, the NY Times reported that scientists had found an easy way to slice and edit genes. The same scientists have also … Continue reading

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Privacy as a Personal Requirement

In a previous post, I spoke about the nature of the term “right” and why it isn’t the appropriate word for conveying our freedoms and responsibilities we innately believe others should respect. In this post, I continue with that in mind, arguing in … Continue reading

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“Right” is not the right idea

An analogy I often use to demonstrate the term “rhetoric” is to say “ice cubes are cool, therefore ice cubes are awesome”. What is going on here is the alteration of an idea based on the abstracting of an original … Continue reading

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Electronic Signatures Are NOT Real Ones

If you have ever been asked to send sensitive data over the internet, you may have been asked to provide your “electronic signature”. I was recently, but I noted a statement in bold above the entry field: Please note that … Continue reading

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Morals and Copyrights

Table of Contents Background for this article Moral Background Interpreting the Constitution Intentions of Copyrights Society by Said Interpretation From the Wicked Depths of Capitalism Creativity Might Be a Joke Privilege, not Right Utopia Conclusion Appendix: Letter of Thomas Jefferson … Continue reading

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Ripple Credit – Pros, Cons, and Swimming with Sharks

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