Archive for November, 2022

Do Unto Others…

Posted in Ethics & Morality, Humor, Philosophy, Religion, Society on November 29th, 2022
Do Unto Others... Unless You're Freaky
Do Unto Others… Unless You’re Freaky

The Golden Rule has been one of the cornerstones of Man’s many attempts at faith for literally thousands and thousands of the years. But, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you” is really only appropriate if you’re fairly normal for your culture. If you’re freaky – or in a foreign, alien land – not so much. πŸ˜‰ Hell! Probably not at all in some your cases.

Cyber Monday's Benefits

Posted in Society on November 28th, 2022

Cyber Monday 2022 Benefits

Once again it’s Cyber Monday, the tech industry’s and the online retailers’ response and/or counter to Black Friday. So too, once again it’s time for Reflections From A Murky Pond to showcase some fine geek girls – 45 of them this year. πŸ˜€

This year, however, along with presenting a much larger gallery of Cyber Monday geek girls, I’m going to wax a little sociological. Geek Girls are a great benefit to Western Society. Like Velmas in cosplay, they reject certain norms for both appropriate gender-based activities – which were never truly accurate – and beauty/fashion standards.

Also, the simple fact that there is a market for Geek Girls, both real and fabricated for film, shows a broadening of standards for men. This is especially true of the latter, fabricated or “professional” Geek Girls. It’s a fine thing that geeks/nerds/tech-heads are now considered a valid market segment for prurience/pornography and that the successful model for them is one with similar interests as opposed to just being “hot.”

It's Built. Will They Come?

Posted in Food & Drink, Humor, Society on November 28th, 2022
The Donut Holster. It's Built. Will They Come?
It’s Built. Will They Come?

“If you build it, they will come,” is not just a movie line or trope; it’s a basic premise of product development and marketing. Well, the Donut Holster has been built, but will they come?

Noteworthy Archetypes

Posted in Humor, Philosophy on November 27th, 2022
Know The Noteworthy Archetypes
Know The Noteworthy Archetypes

While it’s true that Jung isn’t the most favored or respected of philosophers and psychoanalysts in this age, but his works on the collective unconsciousness of Man and the embodiment of Archetypes in our individual and group worldviews is seminal. So, here’s to helping you all know the Noteworthy Archetypes you’ll likely encounter a bit better. πŸ˜‰

Florida Xmas Season PSA

Posted in Humor on November 26th, 2022
Florida Xmas Season PSA
A Florida Xmas Season PSA

Just a simple PSA for my old people still in Florida. πŸ˜‰ There’s a reason you don’t put Christmas lights on palm trees and this is it!