Promoting incompetents

Since Republicans prefer group-think, rather than self-starters, the promotion of incompetents for public office is a gross insult to the electorate. Disrespect. Where does it come from?
Need to remember this: loud mouth drunk on his own magnificence

Oh, that subconscious!

GWB makes a gaffe.
I am reminded that even when a congratulated a high school graduation class, he needed notes. And, of course, on 9/11/2001 someone prepared comments while he sat in that reading lesson, so he could sound sensible talking about the attack. Then he forgot the notes, but remembered to go back.

Mariupol

What’s Russia going to do with a pile of rubble? About as much as the puppy does with the slipper he chewed. Increasingly, Putin’s Tantrum is looking like one big distraction from Russia’s administrative failures. Showmanship, the typical response of failed leadership? Is showmanship a substitute for the deluge or the antecedent? Is that what is meant by “going down in a blaze of glory”?
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Materialism

Material objects are tangible physical manifestations of the memory function. The problem with currency is that it is twice removed from the material and imperceptible to individuals who have no awareness of their memories as such. Observers can identify short and long-term memory function, but the individual may not be aware of remembering.

In an alzheimer’s patient, why are autonomic functions lost? Does the destructive agent travel like a virus from the temporal lobes to the amygdala?

Invasive Species

I learned the other day that invasive species is a category invented by argriculture departments to designate plants that have no economic “benefit” attached. Although the invasives are supposed to be differentiated from native plants, plants growing wild are not to be collected. Rather, they are to be purchased from growers who are issued permits to collect and propagate them.
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