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Jay “J.K.” Norry
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Author of The Ringer series, the Zombie Zero books, the Walking Between Worlds trilogy and Stumbling Backasswards Into the
Author of The Ringer series, the Zombie Zero books, the Walking Between Worlds trilogy and Stumbling Backasswards Into the

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NEW BLOG POST! Thoughts That Hurt to Think #092 - Our Legal System Is For Sale!

Some time ago, a certain former pro football player was put on trial for murdering a couple people. Actually, the story began before that; most folks that were around back then remember watching a white Ford Bronco try to elude police in real time. Pretty…
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NEW BLOG POST! Thoughts That Hurt to Think #091 - Fake News Is Real!

Anyone who learned to read in America remembers what it was like to spot their first tabloid headline with that wonderful new ability. None of us knew that a man-crocodile existed, or that psychic powers were real, until we read the headline splashed…
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NEW BLOG POST! Thoughts That Hurt to Think #090 - Americans Are Sleep Deprived!

I don’t know when it became popular to brag about how little sleep you were getting, but it must have been before my time. All my life, I have heard people complain that they were only getting three or four or five hours of sleep each night; yet in most…
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NEW BLOG POST! Thoughts That Hurt to Think #089 - Diamonds Aren’t Really Rare!

The largest diamond humans have discovered to date is not even on Earth. It is about fifty light years away, which makes it kind of hard for the rest of us to verify; but this is one of those cases where scientists don’t stand to profit from telling us…
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NEW BLOG POST! Thoughts That Hurt to Think #088 - Mount Rushmore Was Stolen!

Everyone I’ve ever known who has visited Mount Rushmore has said the same thing, when I get all excited to find out they’ve visited somewhere I’ve never been. They say it looks bigger in the photos, and is apparently a bit of a letdown when you see it in…
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NEW BLOG POST! Thoughts That Hurt to Think #087 - Everything Is Sacred! (Or Nothing Is!) #blog

Most of us live with some sense of the sacred. Feeling connected to the universe in a spiritual way is not reserved for mystics, or religious zealots; nearly all of us feel we have a place and a purpose, for reasons that may well be unique to each of us.…
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NEW BLOG POST! Thoughts That Hurt to Think #086 - What Got You Here Won’t Get You There!

Most of us are well past laying the groundwork for who we’re going to be for the rest of our lives. We have forgotten how much there was to learn about the world when we first got here, and moved out of brains that are hungrily gathering information and…
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NEW BLOG POST! Thoughts That Hurt to Think #085 - The Only Constant Is Change!

When you look at the entire history of the universe, as told to us by a bunch of people that weren’t even there, it becomes clear pretty quickly that nothing stays the same for long. As the story goes, everything existed in a perpetual state of pure…
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NEW BLOG POST! Thoughts That Hurt to Think #084 - Borders Are Just Imaginary Lines!

Some things are simply true. Maybe we live inside a complex computer program, or an organic hologram; but as long as you’re part of the program, you’re living with certain truths. Most of these truths are pretty basic by nature, since once you get into…
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NEW BLOG POST! Thoughts That Hurt to Think #083 - Income Tax Is Only A Hundred Years Old!

Income tax was a big problem for a lot of people, back before the United States was even formed. In fact, taxes were arguably the main reason this country came to be in the first place. The British Empire was big on taxing folks around the world for this…
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