Wanted: Do-Gooders !
African child in need of nutrition
Nuclear weapon proliferation, an evil which can make all of these other problems go away, still has to be controlled and managed. That should concern us.
All over the world, people are continually being "scammed" by frauds and crooks, ranging from the sale of "cures" for various ailments to questionable investment practices. Some feel the free market will ferret out these scoundrels. Others look to their government for regulatory solutions. These things should concern us.
Joblessness and its handmaiden, poverty, occur all over the world, often in the face of extreme wealth in the hands of a very few. Is the solution found by developing a thriving world-wide economy providing jobs for all, or should we look to governments for solutions? This should concern us.
And here's an interesting article which appeared in AARP The Magazine and which is reproduced here since, believe it or not, all followers of this blog are not members of AARP.
MEN WHO DON’T CHEAT
A wry look into the mind of the male monogamist
Romance, by contrast, is labor-intensive; you have to shower, shave, slap on some deodorant, put on something other than sweatpants, buy flowers, go to the movies, read a book every once in a while, think of compliments, engage in conversation. Cheating on your wife involves travel, dinner reservations, booking hotel rooms. Once a man has been married a few decades, the energy he would need to expend on an extramarital affair could be a life-threatening shock to his nervous system. It would be like asking the Sahara to suddenly erupt in foliage. That's why so many older men wouldn't even think of cheating on their wives. It's too exhausting.
Glenn Close in "Fatal Attraction"
Happy Thanksgiving to All. May your Plates be Filled with Good Things!