Thursday, February 28, 2013

worth and value

heard on radio ad:

"... costs 50% less".

less than what?

gas, housing, groceries are "worth" more or less from day to day, not to mention generation to generation.

"value", on the other hand varies from individual to individual, culture to culture.

pic of the day

Wednesday, February 27, 2013


"entitlement": when words seemed to make sense, a dictionary definition of this one included
1) a right to benefits specified especially by law or contract
2) belief that one is deserving of or entitled to certain privileges.

the owner's of the nation-state have in the last 30 years gradually replaced in so-called public discourse 1) with 2).