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Forum: Free Writing Today, 10:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 85
Posted By Prodigalson
Oh, these guys want their toys and all the...

Oh, these guys want their toys and all the trappings, too, but they have no interest in becoming more American. They're here to bring their way of life (including prejudice against gringos) to a...
Forum: Free Writing Today, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 85
Posted By Prodigalson
But you're talking about legal immigrants. The...

But you're talking about legal immigrants. The majority here are illegal, and rather than become more American as time goes by, they build larger and larger communities isolated and insulated from...
Forum: The Intellectual Table Yesterday, 06:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 250
Posted By Prodigalson
I came out of it even less sure of what was real,...

I came out of it even less sure of what was real, or I guess you could say more of a sense of unreality. I saw that our problems here on Earth are but a tiny fraction of a grain of sand's worth of...
Forum: Free Writing Yesterday, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 85
Posted By Prodigalson
Ah - but they weren't wasting their time. In the...

Ah - but they weren't wasting their time. In the intervening years, the population of Mexicans in Humboldt Co. has grown rapidly (a thousand miles from Mexico, and they are the largest minority in...
Forum: The Intellectual Table Yesterday, 01:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 250
Posted By Prodigalson
Oh, I took plenty of hero's doses of mushrooms,...

Oh, I took plenty of hero's doses of mushrooms, back in the day, while picking them straight out of the fields. I came away with no answers, only questions.

But could it be an accident that these...
Forum: The Intellectual Table Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 250
Posted By Prodigalson
That's pretty much what I was thinking, Nick, but...

That's pretty much what I was thinking, Nick, but I just had to hear it explained.



I think they may be right, but what does that say about universal consciousness, and the ever-living soul? It...
Forum: Free Writing Yesterday, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 85
Posted By Prodigalson
Drugs and Immigration

Let me tell you a story. In 1988, back when the Hell's Angels controlled the meth trade in California, I had a friend in San Diego County who was fourth generation Italian -American, deep roots in...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 08-17-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 250
Posted By Prodigalson
It's true. I was raised on a farm miles from any...

It's true. I was raised on a farm miles from any hospital, with five brothers and sisters. We hand-milked our cow, didn't pasteurize anything, raised and butchered our own meat, grew our own...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-15-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,273
Posted By Prodigalson
Yeah - that green thing gets heavy sometimes. The...

Yeah - that green thing gets heavy sometimes. The worst part is when you step into a live conversation and everyone quits talking, so I try not to wear it often.

I try to be your buddy who helps...
Forum: Poetry 08-15-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By Prodigalson
Now, Grace... Nacia, I was referring to his...

Now, Grace...

Nacia, I was referring to his membership in the forum.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 08-15-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 250
Posted By Prodigalson
Yes. Survival of the fittest, and neatly...

Yes. Survival of the fittest, and neatly following the law of entropy. If we started out some fantastically complex beings, requiring a tight combination of specific circumstances to live, it stands...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-15-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,273
Posted By Prodigalson
When a post is deleted by staff, it's because it...

When a post is deleted by staff, it's because it violated a rule, which, even though we'd like to think of ourselves as swash-buckling rebels, bowing to no man, we must still have.

If the poster...
Forum: Poetry 08-15-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By Prodigalson
This could be interesting...

This could be interesting...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 08-15-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 250
Posted By Prodigalson
Darwin got it wrong.

Do entropy and evolution coexist?

In the evolutionary scheme of things, the strong survive. In a universe where temperatures range over millions of degrees, where pressures range from a vacuum to...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 08-13-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 296
Posted By Prodigalson
Nacia, the only way guns could wipe out the human...

Nacia, the only way guns could wipe out the human race would be if all humans were somehow infected with the desire to kill all other humans, and using guns, they did so until no breeding pairs were...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 08-10-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,026
Posted By Prodigalson
They thought they owned the land over here, too,...

They thought they owned the land over here, too, Nacia, but they didn't.
Forum: Writers' Cafe 08-08-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,461
Posted By Prodigalson
Sorry to jump in so late...I'd say like the poles...

Sorry to jump in so late...I'd say like the poles on a magnet, but that's apparently too tame for this crowd, so two kernels in a turd should "doo" nicely.
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-31-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,026
Posted By Prodigalson
Nah - I think when it's down to the last can of...

Nah - I think when it's down to the last can of beans, and there's no hope for any help from anywhere, it's going to be every man for himself.

Starvation makes men do weird things.
Forum: The Notice Board 07-31-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 33,812
Posted By Prodigalson
We usually try to avoid bumping old threads just...

We usually try to avoid bumping old threads just for the hell of it, Dadikus, and back in the old days this wouldn't have counted towards your five, but hell - you're new, we forgive you, go back and...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-31-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 472
Posted By Prodigalson
I think the girl I mentioned above sees being...

I think the girl I mentioned above sees being female as being weak and powerless, and yearns for the kind of control her mother's boyfriend, and later on, her domineering, judgmental foster dad had...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-31-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 636
Posted By Prodigalson
A very large penis. I can see him hugging it and...

A very large penis. I can see him hugging it and licking it while thinking up the next outrageous thing to say, then propping it in one elbow while he reaches around and types his response.

He...
Forum: Writers' Cafe 07-31-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,461
Posted By Prodigalson
Ahem...I see him lurking around occasionally, in...

Ahem...I see him lurking around occasionally, in disguise (as are others I won't name here).

He's one of the ones who came back to pick through the wreckage after the IT crashed oh so long ago....
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-31-2018, 12:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 472
Posted By Prodigalson
I know a girl (recently turned 18) who has "come...

I know a girl (recently turned 18) who has "come out" as transgender. I see it as a reaction to unresolved issues arising from sexual abuse by her mother's boyfriend before she was old enough to...
Forum: The Intellectual Table 07-30-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By Prodigalson
Flyingtart, do you talk to yourself believing...

Flyingtart, do you talk to yourself believing you're getting expert advice?

I thought so.
Forum: Introductions 07-30-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By Prodigalson
KBR? Never! And Ed was my uncle...

KBR? Never! And Ed was my uncle...
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