Monthly Archives: October 2014

Persecution vs persecution complex

A smart friend recently posted a story about this Oregon business, Sweet Cakes by Melissa, with this commentary: I get so annoyed by business owners who don’t seem to understand how capitalism works. It’s nasty and brutal. It’s not fair. … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur thoughts 2014

Today is Yom Kippur and it’s almost over. Sunset is coming and I haven’t eaten in a full 24 hours. Please judge this spontaneous essay with appropriate compassion. Some of you are Jewish and/or have known me a long time, … Continue reading

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The three things I hate most are sexism … (also mansplaining, smugness and aggressively shitty customer service)

My brilliant friend Cindy won’t hesitate to tell you when you’re wonderful — nor when you have something you need to fix. She will especially tell you when you have done something stupid and offensive. She’s very helpful that way. … Continue reading

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