Zen Pencil; ‘Living Without Purpose’

I'm a ship with a hundred sails and no compass; no map. I'm blown across an ocean of possibilities, never in any one place for long.

Making Plans for (Nuclear) Nigel.

There's an elephant in the room. Don't look at him! His name's Nigel. Nigel might never Go Rogue. He might not kill millions of people (and maybe some of your children, or their children). Nigel might lie down eventually, in about 30 or 40 thousand years, and harm no-one at all. Or Nigel could rampage …

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“Your injuries are important to us. Your ambulance will arrive in .. 22 .. minutes”

There was another crash on the Pacific Motorway this morning. Traffic was backed up for a good 10 km in one direction, and 15 in the other. The longest queue was on the non-crash side. According to the media: People were slowing down to look.  I say 'Bollocks'. I've driven past a 'fresh' crash. It had just …

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‘Depressed Monkey is Depressed’ (only analysing, not actually depressed a.t.m.)

Depression seems to be the subject of the hour, & I remembered something about the idea of it having evolved and retained by humanity in our march to world domination (and general up-fuckery) because it might originally have had a purpose. Went looking; found this ["scientists suggest that depression is not a malfunction, but a mental …

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