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{ Monthly Archives } November 2016

Well, I think I might be able to explain that one…

According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, a psychological Defense Mechanism is …in psychoanalytic theory, any of a group of mental processes that enables the mind to reach compromise solutions to conflicts that it is unable to resolve. The process is usually unconscious, and the compromise generally involves concealing from oneself internal drives or feelings that threaten […]

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Comments are back up

Comments have been enabled.  I think I have the settings tweaked to take care of most of the problems.  Be aware that all comments have to be approved (in case I haven’t got the tweaks right) for now.


I spent a lot of time on the internet during the lead-up to the Invasion of Iraq in 2003 reading as much diverse information as I could get my hands on.  I read a lot of interesting stuff, most of it completely unhinged.  It was fun. It was informative.  It was thought-provoking.  More importantly, as […]


My apologies to any of my old readers who happen to drop by.  I know for sure I have accidentally deleted some of your legitimate comments.  Until I get the spam filter thing under control, I’m deleting comments in bulk and there is some collateral damage. I have also enabled the part where you have […]


Of course

So I take another vacation from blogging.  I come back to find 1.65 Million comments caught in my spam filter.  I was surprised, although I guess I shouldn’t have been.  However, here’s the rub: WordPress has an “Empty Spam” option.  Unfortunately, apparently when you try to delete 1.65 million spams it crashes.  I can delete […]

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