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I hate being reminded of my gym days.

I think I’m coming to realize I’m better off without my supressed memories.

I like Joan of Arcadia on the whole. I’m watching it now, and trying to have something profound to say about it during the commercials. The act of writing it down in this case, seems to have had the reverse effect, and stifled my creative conspiracy theories about how TV is used as a tool to train us.

TV doesn’t reflect society. It guides it. Without church, TV is what tells us how to live. When TV can use religion, it’s a double whammy. There is no better example of a parent saying; “because I said so” as their reason – than to look to a God. Ultimate “because I said so” with no reason, and no explanation and no justification. No lawyers.

Just because I said so.

err… because He said so. Capital H.

I like the big picture idea behind Joan of Arcadia. At least in my way of seeing it. The idea that one man can cause change. Every action has ripples. Change can come in subtle ways.

I have a theory in other writing where a God exists, and all he can do is change things. He’s been changing things since evolution began.

Lets assume for just a moment that Joan of Arcadia were true, and that 30 or so different strangers have spoken to Joan as God. The show doesn’t ever show these people vanish, and it has shown us they frequently use the same people over and over, so lets assume that each of these people continue to exist, and live a normal life as individuals. WHen they’re not talking to Joan, they live normal lives, but each morning, they get a list of people to speak with, and what to say. It’s a job.

So we can expand to believe that there are hundreds, perhaps thousands of people spreading the word of God to strangers everywhere, causing ripples and running the world. At least in a direction.

Oh wait, is that what priests do now?

I am not afraid to admit that I cry during every episode of Joan of Arcadia. This week, I’m writing a blog instead of paying 100% attention. It’s a powerful episode when the main characters cry. My emotion is always reactive.

Well, the distraction failed, and I teared.

I need a comedy now. I love my PVR.

Google Docs by Voice

Google Docs by Voice

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Breaking News

Breaking News

I know what a news break is but I'm not positive I fully understand what breaking news is I had assumed that it is news they interrupt whatever you were doing to tell you about, which should be significant. Breaking news is not always significant It's just current and...

And so it continues..

And so it continues..

I was almost at the steps to the house when I turned my back and the rooster. It's usually a safe spot especially since the food is a long way away. I think you may be mad because I didn't bring out a fifth portion for him which for a while I was doing,   It's so...

Afternoon Feeding conflicts

Afternoon Feeding conflicts

I placed the majority portion of food in the elevated area near the door. Because, it had rained earlier, I had to reach to grab the main dish, flip it over and let the water out as everyone came running, eager for their dinner portions.   I set my defence stick...

Mojo and Me

Mojo and Me

I learned the name of the rooster's mojo but I prefer calling it the rooster anyway because calling it by its name implies some form of relationship. I suppose in a way we do have an adversarial relationship he wants to attack me and I want to avoid being attacked. He...

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