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Under the volcano by Anthony Bourdain (Why we hate Mexico)

Americans love Mexican food. We consume nachos, tacos, burritos, tortas, enchiladas, tamales and anything resembling Mexican in enormous quantities. We love Mexican beverages, happily knocking back huge amounts of tequila, mezcal and Mexican beer every year. We love Mexican people—as we sure employ a lot of them. Despite our ridiculously hypocritical attitudes towards immigration, we demand that Mexicans cook a large percentage of the food we eat, grow the ingredients we need to make that food, clean our houses, mow our lawns, wash our dishes, look after our children. As any chef will tell you, our entire service economy—the...

Disbelieving the Law of Attraction doesn’t make it go away

“Hate to burst the big ol’ Law of Attraction bubble, but it just can’t be. And, there are other kinds of magic besides the kind that attracts. There is repelling magic such as banishment and impelling magic such as bindings. What about those? I’m not attracting a person by sending them away from me?” Fire Lyte, I love your blog! :) and your PodCasts, Generally I’m in full agreement with you, but not this time. Like defining paganism, though, I don’t think there really is a right or a wrong. It’s what a person believes that makes it real....

What is wrong with people?

What the hell is wrong with people? Is it something in the air? Have they forgotten the love that brought us together 6 months ago? Why does it seem that there is more little spats in small groups than before? Old friends are fighting. People are falling to pieces. Lovers and friends are battling, for no reason. It is chaos! If I were Christian, I’d prally want to run around screaming, “The End is Near!” or something dorky. But I truly don’t understand what is going on. It’s not just online. It’s not just off line. I’m seeing it...