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brian gibb
Life is too short to be lived unexamined or by someone else's rules.
Life is too short to be lived unexamined or by someone else's rules.

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Considering What Just happened in the US, It should Be Painfully Obvious Why Canada Should Change Its Voting System
It's hard to believe but it's true.  Donald Trump is the President-elect of the United States of America.  A man who has never held a public office in his life now is Commander and Chief of the most potent and lethal military force in history.  Put another ...

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Democraphobia Runs Rampant in North America
The fear of democracy has a long history.  Plato was mistrustful of the demos, believing it would be subject to bullies and to tyrants. In England, the storming of the Bastille in France by the sans-culottes during the French Revolution was dismissed as a r...

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Sorry Folks, But This Scribe Saw It Coming
One really good thing about not watching television is that it is much easier to pick up on things that the mainstream media does not want you to think about.  As this Presidential election played out, what the media tried to do is sweep under the rug was t...

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Choosing Between Donald the Vile or Crooked Hillary: The Absurdity of It All
So America, it all comes down to this: the whole world waits with bated breath while you decide which of your more despised Presidential candidates loses the election.  I think it's safe to say that those of us living outside of the USA hope that Trump lose...

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Inches Not Pounds
August 2016 Looking at this recent photo (August, 2016) taken of me, it appears that I am definitely getting closer to my destination of being lean and fit.  Recently, I decided to increase the length of time between my last meal in the evening and my first...

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Life, Liberty, and the Sociopathic Pursuit of Wealth
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. (The United States Declaration of Independence) Well, i...

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The U.S. Presidential Election: A Drowning Man Will Clutch at a Dragon
Well, it's done.  The Republican and Democratic Parties have nominated their candidates to become President of the United States of America, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.  Really? These are the choices? The sociopath who can do the least harm? In some w...

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It's Not All About The Scale Weight
While I have been working on my eBook, Climbing Out of the Fat Trap One Step at a Time , I have noticed that over time, I too have become too focused on my scale weight.  After having lost 56 lbs over two years, approximately 20% of my body mass, I feel fru...

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The Decline of the Anglo-American Empire
The revolt of the elites in the West and most notably in the English-speaking nations has been going on now for the last thirty-five years.  Essentially, the members of the moneyed class have decoupled their futures from those with whom they share a geograp...

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The United States of Fear
It is extremely odd to come to the realization that the citizens of the most powerful nation humanity has ever seen, the United States of America, are very much afraid.  Indeed, fear permeates the lives of the vast majority of Americans at many levels.  The...
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