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ESSAY:”HOW MOVIES HAVE CHANGED”

One thing I think most people can agree on: Movies today are nothing like movies were in the past. There have been many drastic changes in the content of movies in the last few decades. The most obvious change is in the way special effects like CGI and green screen have made what we see […]

“AN OBSERVATION ON SOCCER”

AN OBSERVATION ON SOCCER: Soccer games tend to be low scoring affairs—-annnnd there’s a lot of running. One guy kicks the ball and runnnnnns down the field with it—-then the ball is kicked away from him by a member of the opposing team—and he runnnnns down the field with it——-and on and on. But as […]

“HOW TO SOLVE THE IMMIGRATION PROBLEMS IN THE USA/THE EU—“

Everyone is talking about the problem of immigration—all the problems its causing, how unfair it is to children. Some people are upset about illegals, some are for open borders. But rarely does anyone one on the news covering this issue ever talks about the WHY of this issue. WHY are people flooding into the USA […]

“IS IT IMMORAL TO DEPORT/PROSECUTE ILLEGALS IF THEY HAVE CHILDREN?”

I’ve resisted commenting on this , but so many people are making this an issue, I have decided to try and make anyone reading this post think about this in a more logical and realistic fashion. FIRST: To anyone who thinks “we should allow illegal immigration” because ” We stole this land from the Native […]

“SOME ADVICE FOR MUSICIANS ON HOW TO DEAL WITH MISTAKES IN A MUSICAL PERFORMANCE”

Siiigh—We’ve all done it: We’re in the middle of a solo, or a melodic line, and we hit a bad note/or sing a bad note/voice cracks etc UGH. So painful right? “Oh well” we think, maybe no one heard it. Sadly, some times this is the only thing you can do when you screw up. […]

“MISCELLANEOUS OBSERVATIONS AND MUSINGS” (Pt 29)

1)Belief is the enemy of knowing. If you know, you know—if you don’t you don’t. There is no “Believe” —believing in something is unnecessary if you know, and dangerous if you don’t. 2) We’ve all heard the saying “Wow—that scared the living daylights out of me” — Question: What exactly are “living daylights”—-and how did […]

“WHY DO SO MANY RELATIONSHIPS FAIL TODAY?”

So many people seem to have been in failed marriages, or have had one bad relationship after another—“Why?” they say–“What’s wrong with me?” Well, I would submit it is our culture that is making it harder and harder for relationships to succeed in this day and age for a multitude of reasons, but two in […]