June 1st, 2010

ever so slightly mad

On Why I Often Do Not Discuss Politics

dpolicar posted about the ridiculousness of the Israel-Gaza situation, and commenting on it led me to some more conscious awareness of how I think about problems. And rather than threadjack, I thought I'd make a post out of it.

The situation is, indeed, completely ridiculous, and now that I read up a bit and know more about it, I suspect that I probably can't talk usefully much about it.

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And the thing is, from there? It's not far to insisting that everyone accede to my demands, more power to the device, they called me mad, cower before my might, activate the ray, et cetera et cetera and it always ends in tears and explosions. Or at least in everyone thinking I'm tiresome and annoying. So instead, I just keep quiet.