Image: Tom Hanks and Friend
Benefits of Self-Isolation
... or: Jails Have Cons
I'll just start right in.
Along with Cons, we also have Pros and Ors:
PRO: You don't have to wear a bra: HuffPost
CON: If the quarantine lasts too long, you could end up so saggy they'll need 24-hour support.
PRO: You have time to have time: The Atlantic
CON: It's only noon. The TV sit-coms don't start for HOURS yet.
PRO: You can sing out loud and there'll be nobody there to plug their ears.
CON: You could flub the lyrics: Time on my hands; you in my heart; nothing but walls in view...
Sorry, Billie. [YouTube]
PRO 1: Your brain recharges; you get more done; you become more creative; you appreciate more a phone call from a friend. Psychalive
PRO 2: Wow, you can actually get your tax forms laid out on the dining table!
CON 1: Your landlord isn't going to like that hole in the wall, as artistic as it is with all the pretty painted flowers encircling it. And your fist is going to hurt like ... heck.
CON 2: "Call me anytime you feel lonely" turns out not to mean 5 times in the middle of the night.
This is especially Bad for Entertainers -- no audience. People.com
No Upside; all CONS: Full length mirrors and pretend mikes just don't cut it. For one thing, you'll see the size of your hips.
It can be bad for your health. WHUT? Now we're getting somewhere.
It kills more people than obesity does! Slate
More even than smoking does: WebMed
This is REALLY bad ... Your brain will manufacture imaginary friends! PsychologyToday
Remember Tom Hanks talking to a volley ball in "Castaway"? (I love that movie. It's the best thing Hanks ever did.)
(Memo to Tom: Life is NOT like a box of chocolates! One rarely gets to pick and choose unless seen as a SOMEBODY, like a Queen, or a Prime Minister, or an oligarch, or a movie star.)
PRO: You can re-watch "Castaway".
OR how about "The Shining". It's about a whole family that goes bonkers when isolated together!
I plan to watch both of those this evening so I won't feel so alone in my aloneness.
OR -- (and I can highly recommend this) you could take up blogging and combine it with Facebook AND learn a foreign language!
Come to think of it, that's quite a challenge, but I'll ponder it after I have lunch, and maybe a nap ...
The really neat thing about napping alone is there's nobody to hear you snore.
OR -- You can vaccuum the rugs. Yeah, that's what I'll do. First, I'll have to read the instructions (Wikihow) (it's been quite a while) -- whut? 4 Ways to Vaccuum? Give me a break.
JP: Biden's Eight Most Misunderstood policies explained.
CANADA DAY: James Topp, Maxime Bernier and others to speak on steps of Supreme Crt.
Friday July 1 - Noon
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RCMP admits use of spyware to hack phones Politico LINK
Tamara Lich arrested in Medicine Hat -- ???
Lendman: NATO Preparing for War on Russia? "Ready” for what no one of sound mind wants. LINK
P4YT2: Ukraine’s Battlefield Losses, Fudged Military Stats, Spin Wins? LINK
COVID vaccines more likely to put you in hospital than keep you out. IsraelNatNews LINK
Trudeau says gov't can't tell women what to do with their bodies ... yet enforces vaccine mandate. LINK
Lendman: Reality of Life in Occupied Gaza LINK
Biden: (leader of free world, finger on nuclear button) Notes to himself. LINK
(Thanks to Dr. Higgs)
MUST READ: “Ministry of Health, it’s time to admit failure” ...
Prof. Ehud Qimron, Israel: LINK
VIDEOS: James Topp in Ottawa - Talks with elected representatives
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The Exposé - UK -
Vaccine Reports from Canada and around the World. LINK
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Photo by Brian O'Connor, North Bay
QUOTE of the MONTH:
“People not only don't know what's happening to them, they don't even know that they don't know.”
― Noam Chomsky
*** NOTICES ***
** Hassan Diab **
France Sets April 2023 Trial Date! Read what you can do to help Hassan Diab. LINK
"THE LIGHT" Paper LINK
DRUTHERS: If I had my druthers, we all would know the truth - LINK
Mounties for Freedom LINK
CDN Civil Liberties Assoc.
Constitutional Rights Centre
ONT Civil Liberties Assoc. (OCLA) LINK
LEADING CAUSES OF DEATHS IN CANADA
WorldAtlas - LINK
50 Yrs of Failed Predictions
* DR. ROGER HIGGS *
PROJECT LOG: LINK
PETITION: Stop Moe Harkat’s deportation to torture LINK
Will We Allow Canada To Deport Mohamed Harkat To Torture? ... HuffPost
The True North Not So Free ... YYC:
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FREE ASSANGE! Read: CounterCurrents
Watch: UK Column
*Israel’s Forever Nakba Against Long-Suffering Palestinians
Palestinians mark 74th anniversary of 1948 Nakba WAFA 15/05/22
Amnesty.org: This is Apartheid. 05/22
Jewish Voice for Peace:
Israel Palestine Conflict
PCHR: Palestinian Centre for Human Rights
IMEMC News: ISRAEL'S ONGOING ASSAULTS ON PALESTINIANS AND THEIR CHILDREN
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