Filosofa’s Pet Peeves

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A few things annoy the bloody heck out of me these days.  We all have our pet peeves, things that for whatever reason grate on our nerves like fingernails on a chalkboard.  Mine used to be confined to such things as drivers who don’t move when the traffic light turns green because they are too busy playing or talking on their cell phone, but lately there is a whole new crop of things to annoy us.

One is that any time I visit a news website such as the New York Times or The Washington Post, they have some video that loops the first few seconds repeatedly.  I find this so distracting, having something moving in my field of vision while I’m trying to read that I cannot help but wonder how many people with epilepsy have been sent to the hospital for seizures from these annoying videos.  Sometimes…

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