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tl:dr: Just a 50-year-old cisgender white male mansplaining his own self-importance. But good. Full Summary: The musings of Chris Abraham as he aspires to know the world and himself while getting healthy, losing weight, becoming fit, and running his small business while living in South Arlington, Virginia. Walk with him a while and see what's up. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/chrisabraham/support

tl:dr: Just a 50-year-old cisgender white male mansplaining his own self-importance. But good. Full Summary: The musings of Chris Abraham as he aspires to know the world and himself while getting healthy, losing weight, becoming fit, and running his small business while living in South Arlington, Virginia. Walk with him a while and see what's up. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/chrisabraham/support

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tl:dr: Just a 50-year-old cisgender white male mansplaining his own self-importance. But good. Full Summary: The musings of Chris Abraham as he aspires to know the world and himself while getting healthy, losing weight, becoming fit, and running his small business while living in South Arlington, Virginia. Walk with him a while and see what's up. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/chrisabraham/support

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English

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Episodes

Ramble rumble ramble rumble ramble rumble ramble rumble ramble rumble ramble rumble ramble rumble ramble rumble S2E11

4/8/2021
Definition of rambling 1: proceeding without a specific goal, purpose, or direction: such as a: wandering about from one place to anothera rambling walk b: straying from subject to subjecta rambling essay/discussion/discoursea rambling talkerHis text is at times repetitious and rambling.— Robert Howard c: stretching, spreading, or growing in a winding or irregular waya rambling streamrambling roses 2: large and informally designeda rambling farmhouse… blue-tinged shots give the sinister...

Duration:01:11:32

What if Donald J. Trump was actually an asset of the Democrats and has been playing the role of GOP Heel to Joe Biden's DNC Face since the beginning: a thought experiment S2E10

1/31/2021
Is Donald Trump a Democratic secret agent? - BBC NewsDonald Trump CPAC speech: Is he a Democratic secret agent ...Is Donald Trump a Democratic secret agent? : politics - Reddit In professional wrestling, a face is a heroic, "good guy" or "fan favorite" wrestler, booked by the promotion with the aim of being cheered by fans. Traditionally, they wrestle within the rules and avoid cheating while behaving positively towards the referee and the audience. In professional wrestling, a heel is a...

Duration:00:37:07

Cry me a river: I'm happily and gladly retired from dating and pursuing meaningful love relationships: what's that all about (crazy, right?) S2E9

1/30/2021
Chris Abraham as Quoted in The Atlantic — Chris Abraham https://chrisabraham.com/blog/chris-abraham-as-quoted-in-the-atlantic?searchterm=The+Atlantic Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass - Cry Me A River - Live 1975 Now You Say You're Lonely, You Cried A Long Night Through. Well, You Can Cry My A River, Cry Me A River: I Cried A River Over You. And Now You Say You're Sorry, For Bein' So Untrue. Well, You Can Cry Me A River, Cry Me A River: I Cried A River Over You. You Drove Me, Nearly Drove Me Out...

Duration:00:50:40

Beware the Americans who catch you in a big lie today, they might audit all the stories you've ever told all the way back for more big lies S2E8

1/23/2021
Well, That Was Some Weird Sh*t https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/otm/episodes/on-the-media-some-weird January 22, 2021 On this week’s show, we take a deep breath. Plus, journalists reflect on the deep damage done to our information ecosystem and how we can begin to repair it. And, Brooke and Bob take a journey through 20 years of OTM. 1. Brooke and Bob on the (short-lived) reprieve following the 45th president's departure, and McKay Coppins [@mckaycoppins], staff writer at The...

Duration:01:17:10

We live in a post-shame America and shame and humiliation cannot and do not work to command and control Americans any longer (suicide Is painless) S2E7

1/13/2021
"Suicide Is Painless" is a song written by Johnny Mandel (music) and Michael Altman (lyrics). It was the theme song for both the movie and TV series M*A*S*H. YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i70_u7T8hq8 "The song was written specifically for Ken Prymus, the actor playing Private Seidman, who sang it during the faux-suicide of Walter "Painless Pole" Waldowski (John Schuck) in the film's "Last Supper" scene. Director Robert Altman had two stipulations about the song for Mandel: it...

Duration:00:36:35

January 6th might be this generation's September 11th except it's breaking America apart instead of bringing it together, united (you're tearing me apart, Lisa!) S2E6

1/12/2021
Watch Johnny (aka Tommy Wiseau) go all ape shit on his girlfriend in this classic scene from the film "The Room:" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fM7qNm_Mmrw "In the days after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, liberals and conservatives flew American flags outside their homes and let them flutter from their car antennas. A Republican president spoke kindly and reassuringly at a mosque. Lawmakers from both parties sang “God Bless America” — together — on the steps of the Capitol." '“America is...

Duration:00:47:14

How much anti-cancer chemotherapy can America endure before it kills Her—and what would sprout up in Her place? S2E5

1/11/2021
The video I mentioned wherein Chris Hayes talks about the members of the political class who were threatened by white supremacists: Must-See New Video Shows Capitol Riot Was Way Worse Than We Thought | All In | MSNBC "We have before us the opportunity to forge for ourselves and for future generations a new world order, a world where the rule of law, not the law of the jungle, governs the conduct of nations." -GEORGE H. W. BUSH, speech from the Oval office, Jan. 16, 1991 Domestic terrorism:...

Duration:00:44:26

American democracy does not have a glass jaw. Does it? And if you got a glass jaw, you should watch your mouth cause I'll break your face, have your ass running S2E4

1/4/2021
You shouldn't throw stones if you live in a glass house And if you got a glass jaw, you should watch your mouth Cause I'll break your face, have your ass running 50 Cent - Patiently Waiting GlassJaw: 1.) Someone who can't take a punch. Glass jaw (noun) a weak jaw that is easily broken, especially as an indication of a fighter's vulnerability to an opponent's punches. Glass jaw (plural glass jaws) (chiefly boxing) A fighting vulnerability where one is easily knocked out via a single...

Duration:00:44:29

Shame, Fear, and Authority are no longer the powerful, reliable, or effective command and control tools they once were to steer countries or peoples in the Internet age

1/1/2021
Shame: (noun) a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior. (verb) (of a person, action, or situation) make (someone) feel ashamed. Command and control: term can refer to the influence an attacker has over a compromised computer system that they control. For example, a valid usage of the term is to say that attackers use "command and control infrastructure" to issue "command and control instructions" to their victims. Advanced...

Duration:01:08:19

Why have none of my friends ever heard of Zwift or Zwifting or Zwalking or Zwalker or Watopia or any of the fun online world of Cycling and Running online?

12/31/2020
Zwift is a massively multiplayer online cycling and running physical training program that enables users to interact, train and compete in a virtual world. The company responsible for Zwift, Zwift Inc., was cofounded by Jon Mayfield, Eric Min, Scott Barger and Alarik Myrin in California, United States, in 2014. Now that you are ready to get started with Zwift, there are a couple basic things you need to start running. Some of this might be a bit overwhelming, but don't worry, we are here to...

Duration:00:34:05

The State of My Health is Sound

12/30/2020
Normal sinus rhythm is defined as the rhythm of a healthy heart. It means the electrical impulse from your sinus node is being properly transmitted. In adults, normal sinus rhythm usually accompanies a heart rate of 60 to 100 beats per minute. However, normal heart rates vary from person to person. Edema is swelling caused by excess fluid trapped in your body's tissues. Although edema can affect any part of your body, you may notice it more in your hands, arms, feet, ankles, and legs. Atrial...

Duration:00:48:54

Hypocrisy in the Time of Corona: often he who criticises others reveals what he himself lacks; I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said

12/27/2020
Yes, I am fully are that I am ending the first season of my podcast ripely, by being the biggest hypocrite of them all. King of the hypocrites. I am duly aware and fully willing. Enjoy! Hypocrisy is the practice of engaging in the same behavior or activity for which one criticizes another or the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one's own behavior does not conform. In moral psychology, it is the failure to follow one's own expressed moral rules and...

Duration:00:49:30

You keep using that word Democracy. I do not think it means what you think it means. Inconceivable! UPDATED! #49

12/1/2020
Noam Chomsky argues that "U.S. democratic rhetoric and undemocratic substance have a long history," and the United States only supports democracy "if and only if it conforms to U.S. economic and strategic objectives." "Some critics have also argued that the U.S. has used democracy to justify military intervention abroad." "Polling data in the Arab world suggests that Arab public opinion largely rejects the assertion that U.S. democracy assistance is helpful." 'Critical perspectives on...

Duration:00:37:26

You can spin the same old tales to fresh new audiences; the master's tools will never dismantle the master's house #48

11/30/2020
"Audre Lorde's most famous essay, "The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House," is included in Sister Outsider. Lorde questions the scope and ability for change to be instigated when examining problems through a racist, patriarchal lens. She insists that women see differences between other women not as something to be tolerated, but something that is necessary to generate power and to actively "be" in the world. This will create a community that embraces differences, which...

Duration:00:49:56

Eclipse Tricks: You have angered the gods! Of science! We shall therefore exterminate you! Extinction event! Extinction event! Extinction event! #47

11/29/2020
"Christopher Columbus, in an effort to induce the natives of Jamaica to continue provisioning him and his hungry men, successfully intimidated the natives by correctly predicting a total lunar eclipse for 1 March 1504." "In an interesting postscript to this story, in 1889, Mark Twain, likely influenced by The Eclipse Trick, wrote the novel, "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court." In it, his main character, Hank Morgan, used a gambit similar to Columbus. Morgan is about to be burned...

Duration:00:52:49

Is there any extreme you would not go to to remove Trump from office? That's what I thought. You'd do anything, wouldn't you! #46

11/22/2020
"Derived from cases of color revolution it is found that the order for color revolution to occur or be able succeed, there are four criteria which must be satisfied. Firstly, their incumbent leader of the regimes must be very unpopular and face the so-called ‘lame-duck syndrome’. Secondly, the anti-regimes forces are enforced by mass-media and foreign influences. Thirdly, the revolution must not be ideological; it must be for the sake of better national integration, freedom, democracy and...

Duration:00:38:08

Wait, do you want to "make the world a better place" for us—or for you? What does "making the world better" actually mean? #45

11/21/2020
Milana Aleksandrovna Vayntrub is an Uzbekistan-born American actress, comedian, and activist. She came to prominence for her appearances in AT&T television commercials as saleswoman Lily Adams from 2013 to 2016, and again in 2020. Millions of refugees seek the one thing you might be taking for granted: a home. The #CantDoNothing movement provides simple ways for you to help. CantDoNothing.org Animism is the belief that objects, places, and creatures all possess a distinct spiritual...

Duration:00:27:18

Eight months sober though does it count if you probably suffer from gluttony and not from alcoholism? #44

11/20/2020
Gluttony (Latin: gula, derived from the Latin gluttire meaning "to gulp down or swallow") means over-indulgence and over-consumption of food, drink, or wealth items, particularly as status symbols. In Christianity, it is considered a sin if the excessive desire for food causes it to be withheld from the needy. Called one of the seven deadly sins, gluttony is characterized by a limitless appetite for food and drink and overindulgence to the point where one is no longer eating just to live,...

Duration:00:18:33

Heretofore I was an outdoor dog; going forward, I am an indoor dog: my life in my Winter kennel #43

11/19/2020
Sometimes people ask if we have an "outside dog" for them. ... There are a lot of reasons to make your dog an inside/outside dog: a dog who gets to come inside to spend time with the family and sleeps indoors at night, and gets exercise and fresh air outdoors when you walk and play together. A home gym is a small convenient spot in someones home. This can replace going to a public gym for workouts. Most home gyms have practical equipment. ... These type of gyms are usually located in the...

Duration:00:17:57

You are a zealot! and you are a zealot! and you are a zealot! and you are a zealot!—you're all zealots! #42

11/18/2020
The number 42 is, in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, the "Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything", calculated by an enormous supercomputer named Deep Thought over a period of 7.5 million years. Unfortunately, no one knows what the question is. The Zealots were a political movement in 1st-century Second Temple Judaism which sought to incite the people of Judea Province to rebel against the Roman Empire and expel it from the Holy Land by...

Duration:00:30:24