Monthly Archives: August 2013

Some Ways to Spend Money

One of our societal rules is that we can do what we want with the money we have.  It doesn’t matter that many of us are hungry or live on the streets or cannot afford basic healthcare – it’s an … Continue reading

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Neurotic Man Being Offensive

Hey, Neurotic Man is not the offensive one.  I’m just trying to eke out a living and not stomp on anyone.  And occasionally smile.  But why smile? I researched smiling a bit and the first thing that came up on … Continue reading

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Do We Live in a Democracy, Part III

Those that shy from analysis fail to see that it is vital in addition to our mythologies and misconceptions that we also understand what are the true elements are of our shared history.  If all we say is that we … Continue reading

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Pulpdiddys Permutations Sunday Redux

At Pulpdiddys Permutations I have had a Sunday column in which I explain why I no longer write a regular column on Sunday and instead, except for the explanation column, take the day off.  I’ve tweaked it from time to … Continue reading

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Do We Live in a Democracy, Part II

The emphasis that I placed yesterday on population shifts and that the founding fathers were ill prepared (probably due to the insufficient data) to understand how the dynamic population shifts in the country in the future would affect our politics.  … Continue reading

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Neurotic Man Desperately Seeks a Reason Not to Bang His Head against a Wall

Sometimes it just seems like a little much even for a Neurotic Man.  Or perhaps it’s a helluva bunch of much.  I know, I know, the Neurotic Man is one of these cute little guys with a bucket full of … Continue reading

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Do We Live in a Democracy?

Do we live in a Democracy?  I’m not trying to be cute and I’m being serious.  Very serious. I think the question so important that I am planning several of my next blogs to deal with this question.  And the … Continue reading

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Never on a Sunday

Never on a Sunday.  I write, research, and edit this blog.  I work on the search engine and handle all technical matters.  I wish I could devote even more time to the blog but I work and have a family … Continue reading

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Kindness

I have never opened a whole blog at this site to another writer but I was so impressed by a graduation speech given by the writer George Saunders I received from my daughter that I decided to make an exception.  … Continue reading

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Neurotic Man Becomes the Bird Man

I picked up a temporary gig as a local Bird Man.  For whatever reason my neighborhood is full of birds including those of prey.  I would expect sharing the local airspace with birds that want to eat you would limit … Continue reading

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