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Date : December 2015

Once More, Thank You All

Showing the days of the year on which I published blog entries   Despite this blog not being about you, the fact that you’re here makes it more interesting for me. According to statistics provided by JetPack, this blog was viewed nearly 9,000 times this year — nearly 10% of those on one day in[…]

Thoughts On Friendship

Categories: Personal, Relationships
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Published on: 2015.12.23

Telling a story to my friend Wesley. We first met in 1988. (Copyright © 2007 by Marline Fry.) A while back, I read a nice post (click here to read it) on the topic of “what I want in a friendship”. My cousin-in-law wrote tenderly about being comfortable with someone, avoiding gossip, being “refreshed” after[…]

An Ethical Dilemma For Driverless Cars?

Other than “LOL”, I rarely use chat-room derived abbreviations, but I feel like typing “SMDH”¹ almost daily when I read the comments people are posting about self-driving cars. Most of it is simply regurgitating fearmongering from the technophobic talk radio programs they listen to. (I tackled most of those fears in a previous entry.) Now[…]

November 2015: Warmest On Record

Categories: Environment, Science
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Published on: 2015.12.15

So the Earth isn’t warming, you say? It’s been on “hiatus”, you say? November 2015 was the warmest November on record. It’s now all but certain that 2015 will eclipse 2014 as the warmest year on record. And this is while we continue to pump 40 billion tons of CO₂ into the atmosphere every year,[…]

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