The value of values

One of the paths to insanity is to try to reason around someone else's actions or behaviour by assuming that their value system is the same as yours.This includes people who come from the same culture, tradition, ethnicity, and even family as you do.Our value system may be informed by a common framework or point [...]

Me and my American wife

Daughter: Daddy, mummy says the sandwiches are about to go into the press Me: Tell mummy it's not a press, it's a toaster Mummy: ... The difference in terminology between what Americans call things, versus what we say in South Africa is quite amusing at times. My favourite so far has got to be the [...]

Frustration is that feeling you get when you see idiots waging arguments about issues that are distorted by their anger and inbred prejudices and sincerely wanting to correct them, but knowing that any attempt at reasonable discourse will fall on selectively deaf ears inviting nothing but venomous drivel in return.