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Brian's Meandering Mind · 2h ago

Leahi, a.k.a., "Diamond Head"

Just about one year ago (I don't remember the exact date, but it was spring of 2017) Amazon.com sent me an invitation to apply for a new kind of merchandising program. I had just recently u...
Brian's Meandering Mind · 2W ago

Perspectives

For perhaps the millionth time since 2003, I am strongly tempted to delete this blog. I won't, of course, but the temptation is very strong. I was born into a world obsessed with dystopian...
Brian's Meandering Mind · 1M ago

Common Sense Gun Control

This is a post I never wanted to write. When I started this blog back in June 2003 I was hoping to showcase stories and poems. 9/11 had left me emotionally shattered. I had watched from hal...
Brian's Meandering Mind · 2M ago

Everyone who is Demanding Gun Control is Creating the Next Mass Murderer

Here is how is works: Progressive parents convince their children they are gods. Children of progressive parents go to public school feeling like gods. Abused children, children of bankr...
Brian's Meandering Mind · 2M ago

Mass Murder is a Human Problem, not a Gun Problem

As everyone knows, there was another school shooting a day or two ago. A high school in Florida. Seventeen dead. Naturally the news media and all of the smart people with their long resumes...
Brian's Meandering Mind · 2M ago

Truth or Consequence: Kim Yo Jong in American Media

CNN: Kim Jong's Sister is Stealing the Show at the OlympicsFox News: CNN Slammed for Glowing Puff Piece About Kim Jong's SisterNY Times: Kim Jong-un's Sister Turns on the Charm Long ago and...
Brian's Meandering Mind · 2M ago

Sex Robots and the future of social interaction

Engadget interview with Matt Mullen at CES 2018 Engadget, an online magazine about electronics advances, paused gawking at all the new toys at CES 2018 long enough to interview Matt Mullen,...
Brian's Meandering Mind · 3M ago

Robots writing novels

We stand on the verge of a social disaster and no one, absolutely no one, is paying attention. The assumptions being applied to artificial intelligence and robotics research should terrify ...
Brian's Meandering Mind · 3M ago

Donald Trump is doing the job he was elected to do

Fox News: What is DACA and why is the Trump administration ending it?Fox News: Trump on North Korea, from "Rocket Man" to "Fire and Fury"Bloomberg: Two Koreas Resume Talks Amid New Signs of ...
Brian's Meandering Mind · 3M ago

Immigration Reform, Bigotry, Politics, and Realism

Fox News: Trump's Profane Remarks on ImmigrationFox News: Nancy Pelosi Mocks "White Guys" Discussing DACAFox News: Trump's Immigration Crackdown Hurts America I have spent my entire life tr...