I complained to my neurologist today about rapid weight gain despite daily fasting, short-term memory loss despite a rigid and disciplined organization methodology and nightly lucid nightmares which have turned my sleeping into a sort of living hell.
She responded, “Oh wow, that’s really cool! Each of those symptoms alone are pretty common to your meds, but you’ve got all three! Would you like to try something different?”… Read the rest
I’m in this FB group for Catholic men, and a new member asked why there were women in a group for Catholic men. I had not noticed this before, but I asked myself the same thing.
Within moments the new guy got attacked and ridiculed for asking the question, and women warned other men not to dare think in that same way and it was implied that if they spoke up along these lines there was something wrong with them, perhaps something dark and even cowardly.
Soon all sorts of men (mostly millennials, in all fairness), were also rushing to condemn men who think that men’s groups should be for men, and begging the offended women to stay, and declaring their love and fondness for all women, regardless of how they behave in a men’s group.
The admin/moderator of the page remained silent.
So much of what I believe about the problems with the family, the Church and modern society have just been definitively confirmed.
There are some interesting demonstrations of this point in my FB post:
Those of you who don’t work in the media, or in PR or advertising are likely unaware of how carefully and strategically the news is planned, delivered and managed. Even those who have some sense of how misinformation, disinformation and simple ‘Fake News’ dominate the information we are exposed to lack the critical thinking abilities or the time to investigate and discern.
So just look at this meme and apply it to every story you read, hear or see, all the time, regardless of the source. If you approach these things with skepticism, especially where the ‘reporting’ involves accusations against a person or institution you’ll be right more often than not.… Read the rest