I've got this silly idea that blogging under my real name will act as a governor on my tendency to fly off the rails. I feel that aliases make it too easy to post crap so that won't come back and bite one on one's ass. I do have aliases left over as a legacy from an earlier life. I've been surfing the nascent web since Mosaic was the only HTML browser available, and even before when usenet and FTP/Gopher and a 200 baud modem. Anything but text would eat your minutes up in no time.
I'm not going to advise anyone what they should do to hide their identity. I don't publish my cell phone number or street address, but those and financial information are about all I care to hide.
War: What is it good for? Absolutely nothing - By the time you read this essay, it may be old news. The content might seem hopelessly outdated, or we will have troops on their way to Syria, or somethi...
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