I suspect that many of you have experiences like mine with somethings being hard to find and bare store shelves. I am sure this is especially bothersome to those with enough wealth that they expect their every desire can be fulfilled.

I am sure there is a market for a…

The latest science I have seen says there will be no herd immunity against COVID. Because it breaks through it will continue to spread and infect even if everyone was vaccinated. It will be less deadly as more people build better immune responses. COVID is or will soon be considered…

How could anyone retire without passive income but some people protest that people living on passive income are leaches. They call them the Rentier Class.

Rents are not evil.

Making income off other peoples labor is not evil.

What is evil is when you are unfair to your renters or workers.


We live were living in an age of abundance. You could get almost anything in almost unlimited quantities if you had the money or could borrow it. What a difference a couple years can make.

Any of our grandchildren who remember what it was like will tell their grandchildren about…

I read a lot of News Stories, Scientific Papers and Stories here on Medium.

Almost nothing is fair and balanced. Almost everything is written to make a point or change the readers mind. Everything is a sales pitch.

I have written thousands of responses to stories here on Medium trying to point out these deceptions. Trying to present some balance the stories missed. I am often taking a devils advocate position, not defending what I might believe but sometimes pointing out the flaws in stories that support positions that I too support.

The ends do not justify the means. The full truth will set us free. Even a tiny distortion or deception damages our credibility.


It was not the first time. It still moved me as much as ever.

I was watching Netflix, Lucifer. Lucifer and Rory piano and guitar duet. So beautiful. They were better than the original.

Such opposition, the song of comfort that is no relief for the angst.

Cry with joy for those who get relief.

Cry in anguish for those that don’t.

Just cry because you need the release.

What drug does crying release into your system.

It is not the first time the sound track from this show has blindsided me.

The show might be corny but it has its powerful moments.


Tim Knowles

Worked in our nations space programs for more than 35 years

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