Category Archives: Philosophy

Gun Free Zone

The massacre on the island in Norway was an extreme example of what you can expect when you count on the police to protect you from evil people. I hasten to say, this is not the police’s fault – but … Continue reading

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Zombie Weapons

I’ve noticed an increase in preparations for a potential zombie apocalypse. (Or maybe economic collapse?). It’s showed up in the number of books on the subject in the sci-fi section, such as the excellent series by Larry Correia, who knows … Continue reading

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Some of My Favorite Heinlein Quotes

Some (not all) of my favorite Lazarus Long quotes, in no particular order. Lazarus Long is a character created by Robert A. Heinlein. You can see more of them here. – Popgun ——— You live and learn. Or you don’t … Continue reading

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Life in the Aquarium

There is a fish tank in my office, with a couple of inhabitants. There are some big rocks on the floor of the tank, resting on the gravel among the plants, and the fish have excavated a cave under the … Continue reading

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Rapture!

There is some fellow named Harold Camping who has been telling anyone who would listen that today is supposed to be the day of the Rapture. We already know he is wrong about the date of this event, unless he … Continue reading

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Respect

I will listen respectfully to anything Bayou Renaissance Man has to say. -Popgun

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Random Things I Have Learned In Life #1

You, and you alone, are responsible for the decisions you make, and your actions. Your actions affect others. These effects ripple outward like ripples from a stone thrown into a pond. Your actions inevitably have repercussions. Wrong actions result in … Continue reading

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What, Me Worry?

I am 57 years old, and I have survived every single thing that has ever happened to me. Thinking about it, it seems logical that I will continue to survive everything that ever happens to me, except the last thing. … Continue reading

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Juggling..

If a juggler is capable of juggling, say, 8 balls; and you toss him one more: how many balls does he drop? Answer: all of them. It’s been that kind of day. -Popgun

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A Powerful Statement

I do not usually post politically on this blog. This is an exception. I just watched this video by Sarah Palin, about the Arizona massacre. I urge you to spend the seven minutes to watch it. This is a powerful … Continue reading

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