For whom the bell tolls

No man is an island…

https://www.jw.org/en/news/legal/by-region/russia/anatoly-vasilyevich-pchelintsev-interview/

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Ode to Odd Jazz – a B.O.S.S

“Ode to Odd Jazz; or What Instrument does Rahsaan Roland Kirk Play?”

(A poem by Tori Taiyo Johnson, part of Benfii Original Short Stories – B.O.S.S. ©2021 Eagle Land Grace, LLC)

~ Poem ~

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How ‘NEW’ is born – a little theory

Jazz – (Buddy Bolden 1895)
Rock-n-roll – (as early as the 1920s or possibly Arthur Crudup’s 1947 release)
CyberPunk (Neuromancer in 1984)

There is nothing new under the sun.
How do “new” things come about?

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Travel Lies – “50 Tips from Experts on Ways to Make Money Traveling”

Yeah. Here’s a nice example of a boldface propaganda-to-tickle-your-ears (and maybe get-your-money) blog post title:

50 Tips from Experts on Ways to Make Money Traveling

-claimcompass.eu

Let’s take a moment to think about this…

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Lies Someone Told You – “You can trust [insert human]”

There is nothing good about a global pandemic. But it does offer a wake up call. And a wake up call is sorely needed.

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Life Abroad Nightmares – embassy red tape

Although I’ve ranted before about the boldfaced lie of “blissfully traveling the world” I just can’t help myself so here I go again.

When it suits their fancy governments seem to know everything there is to know about you (big brother).

On the other hand when it comes to issuing a visa, authenticating a marriage, etc., they seem to be unable to make their computers link and suddenly their advanced systems, spy technology, and AI all are out of commission.

Why is it in 2021 that we are still doing all of this with peices of dead tree and red stamps?

Maybe the inefficiency means more revenue?

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Lies Someone Told You: “He’s an expert”

What do Herman Melville and Warren Buffet have in common?
For one thing they accurately described a plague of false competency.
What do I mean? And what is there to learn from it?
Let’s start closer to the beginning.

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Tax and IRS webpages to read for U.S. citizens living abroad, including the self-employed

DISCLAIMER: First off, this website offers no tax advice. Anything that appears to be advice you use at your own risk.

With that out of the way, the links:

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Lies Someone Told You: “Travel the world”

To a fair extent I can say I’ve “travelled the world”

And I can also tell you that if someone is saying to you “I can teach you how to get rich, travel the world, and live the life” he/she is trying to sell you something, and you better beware.

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Idle hands make for poetry

Idle hands make for poetry

– A short prose

There is nearly no one idle as the [male] poet. 

With his pen he muses to himself and with the press he infects the world with his nonsensical ramblings.

I speak here of the male poet. The female is birthed from the wonderous world of the girl – full of prettiness and strength. 

Not so the male.

He has the nerve to always complain about everything and all people. 

His prose are arrogant at best and his scribblings are rarely of a good rhyme, despite his access to thesauri. 

All he can do is complain. 

Complain about everything. 

Even himself. 

Oh wait.

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