Tag Archives: Politic Gridlock

That Curious Existential Despair and Dread

One of the most depressing scenes in Groundhog Day – the best comedy exploring existential despair and dread that Hollywood ever produced, or maybe the only comedy exploring existential despair and dread Hollywood ever produced – is the Jeopardy game. … Continue reading

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Impending Doom

Pessimists are really quite irritating – they are forever looking at what can go wrong. And since what can go wrong usually will go wrong – there’s always a very good chance of that – they have an irritating way … Continue reading

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