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John Douglas Porter
Much of madness, and more of sin...
Much of madness, and more of sin...
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Greetings, fellow internaut!

Here is my stream of cosmic subconsiousness.

Each of these posts is a crumb of potential insight into my peculiar mind.
I invite all who wish to know me a little better to skim through.
Perhaps you'll find something which resonates with you.

Note that I post very little public. If I circle you, you will be able to see much more, though I am not a prolific poster overall.

I post almost all my own stuff; only occasionally will I re-share something, and only if I feel it is of exceptional value. Re-shares and links to offsite content (such as youtube) are more likely to be public.

You damn straight, it's fresh! I collected the civet scat this morning!

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I am trying to forget she's done this all before

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Should I post in collections?
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Doesn't matter, I never read your posts

I'm tired of people referring to oxidane as "dihydrogen monoxide". There is no reason to refer to it as anything other than simply "hydrogen oxide". We don't say "dihydrogen monosulfide", do we? No, just "hydrogen sulfide". It's fine.

Furthermore, the use of "dihydrogen" here is actually incorrect (in the sense that it contradicts convention); the term "dihydrogen" normally refers only to molecular H<sub>2</sub>.

Another standard name we could use for this compound is "oxygen hydride". It's entirely accurate and legitimate, though somewhat less often seen.

I believe one of the reasons people feel the need, however subconsciously, to write something more than "hydrogen oxide" is, ostensibly, to disambiguate it from hydrogen peroxide (H<sub>2</sub>O<sub>2</sub>). But, obviously, there is no need to; hydrogen peroxide is always called "hydrogen peroxide". In fact, it was given that name precisely to distinguish it from ordinary hydrogen oxide.

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She's all I have left
And Music is her name

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“I say very honestly that I never intend to become adjusted to segregation and discrimination. I never intend to become adjusted to religious bigotry. I never intend to adjust myself to economic conditions that will take necessities from the many to give luxuries to the few. I never intend to adjust myself to the madness of militarism, to self‐defeating effects of physical violence.” -- MLK

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In the dog world, humans are elves that routinely live to be 500+ years old.

"They live so long...but the good ones bond with us our entire lives."

"These immortals are so kind we must be good friends to them."

"Now I am old. The fur around my muzzle is grey and my joints ache when we walk together. Yet she remains unchanged, her hair still glossy, her skin still fresh, her step still sprightly. Time doesn't touch her and yet I love her still."

"For generations, he has guarded over my family. Since the days of my great-great-great-great-great-grandfather he has kept us safe. For so long we thought him immortal. But now I see differently, for just as my fur grows grey and my joints grow stiff, so too do his. He did not take in my children, but gave them away to his. I will be the last he cares for. My only hope is that I am able to last until his final moments. The death of one of his kind is so rare. The ending of a life so long is such a tragedy. He has seen so much, he knows so much. I know he takes comfort in my presence. I only wish that I will be able to give him comfort until the end."

From this post ==> https://plus.google.com/u/0/+ToddRigertas/posts/QduVicNEBh6
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