Just do it

Cooch
Special PSA from the Chicks.

Bast
I vote to honour the women – and men – who fought for my right to participate in democracy. Not to do so is a slap in their faces.

Cooch
I vote because it’s one of the few times I’m asked for my opinion.

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Whatever your reason …

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… just vote already.

Dimensional Shifts: Possible, or the Stuff of Dreams?

Bast
Status: currently binge watching The Man in the High Castle. It’s based on a Philip K. Dick novel. The premise is that the Nazis and Japan won WWII and partitioned the States.

Bast
But there is a multiverse element to the story, in that certain people (Travellers) can pop between dimensions. So inter-dimensional travel is possible for some.

Cooch
Pop?

Bast
More or less. So what do we think of this scenario? Possible?

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Grammar Rocks

Cooch
Today I saw this!

And this!


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They caused me internal seething, and the thought that, although Lynne Truss did an admirable job calling people’s attention to the misuse of apostrophes, maybe it’s time for a refresher lesson? Surely there must be a way to get this very simple rule across to people.

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Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Bast
Question: do we really need fear given the world today? Or is fear over-rated?

Cooch
Well, fear is a basic part of our makeup and our motivation as humans. And the world out there should be scary enough to meet our need to be scared. But in fact we avoid the scariness of the world and instead we scare ourselves with Stephen King stories. Is that what you mean?

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