Seniors Dating Online – Do You Feel Lucky?

Karen was a seventy-year-old whose husband had passed away the previous year. She was lonely and lived in a tiny rural community, where the assortment of single older men was exceptionally limited. She decided to try out Internet dating. She read the tips that were given online for how to write a successful personal profile. All she got in response were replies from men she could tell were scammers and gamers. She wrote and rewrote her profile, trying to make it sound better and that her words would attract someone nice. Continue reading “Seniors Dating Online – Do You Feel Lucky?”

Reigning In The Nanny State

by Dr Joe Kosterich

enjoying-life-300x200I have written often about the nanny state zealots who want to control all the actions of people rather than provide them with information and also allow them to make choices. Australia has the dubious distinction of being a world leader in nannying and nagging.

But there is some good news. A senate inquiry is underway to examine laws that restrict personal choice for the individuals own good. Senator David Leyonhjelm has “declared war” on regulations that prevent Australians having fun at their own risk. Continue reading “Reigning In The Nanny State”

The Great Mystery

As I come towards the close of my seventh decade on planet Earth, I think what a mystery it is that I made it this far. Has it all been just luck or has there been some organisation that has led me to this point in time? Life itself is perplexing––a great mystery. People have differing opinions on the essence of life. Mark Twain stated, “Life is just one damn thing after another.” Philosophers and scientists have their own views on what life is or why it is, and so it is a great unknown. Continue reading “The Great Mystery”