I Hate Not Being Noticed

Today a terrible thing happened to me when I was at a teacher inservice. My personhood was disregarded. The “automatic” faucet, pictured above, failed to recognize that I am a human being too. I put my hand near the sensor and… nothing. Not even a drip to validate my existence. Sink faucet, I am a…

I think we can get bipartisan agreement on this.

Can’t all informed members of the Republic agree that the 42% of the population on the left side of the graph above should be disenfranchised? Disenfranchising them would be really easy since, apparently, these people wouldn’t even be aware of the fact that they had been disenfranchised. They may not even know that they can…

A powerful critique of Seuss’ THE SLEEP BOOK

McKenna expressed her outrage that Seuss thoughtlessly left most of the creatures in the book without a “pillow and a blanket and a house” (in that order). Instead, the characters in the book improbably slept without any of those items. She went on to indicate her skepticism that the sleepwalkers depicted in the book could…