Certified Identification? Really?

It came up again. I’ve mentioned it before. I’ll probably mention it again. Am I the only one who thinks that the concept of a birth certificate is not only silly, but it’s patently absurd to think it could be used as a form of identification? It can’t really just be me, can it?

Afternoons in Dystopia

To make sure everyone’s on the same page, Dictionary.com defines dystopia as “an imagined state or society in which there is great suffering or injustice, typically one that is totalitarian or post-apocalyptic.” I would like to upgrade that definition. I don’t think it’s an imagined state. I think we’re there.