Category Archives: We the People

Kris an’ Murphy: Chern-onzo

*     *     *He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.– Samuel Johnson*     *     * Kris: “This is supposed to be funny?“ Murphy: “You don’t care for the way Mr. Munroe is sticking it to you?” Kris: … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Advice for Graduates

“First of all, good folks – I was going to say ‘ladies and gentlemen’, but I fear that about half of you would reject assignment to either of these, and if I listed all the identities that would be needed … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: The More Things Change …

On 22 April 1970 (the first Earth Day), and again on 22 April 1971, Walt Kelly, through his cartoon possum Pogo, pronounced his assessment of the human condition, and identified the ultimate source of all human ills. Forty years on, … Continue reading

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