does it make a sound? | “If a tree falls in a forest … ” Centuries ago, a philosopher asked, “Since sound does not exist without our hearing of it, sound does not exist if we do not hear it.” Columbia’s citizens tuned into last night’s council meeting were faced with that same debate. The audio on the livestreamed meeting was challenging (garbled, reverberation, muffled) for many who tried to engage in this democratic process .
Read at last night’s meeting | posted at the borough Website, the Columbia Borough EMC Report 04-13-20. In plain-talk, it is the Columbia Borough Emergency Management Coordinator, a position mandated for each local municipality that requires state certification and training. The report is downloadable as a .pdf format here.
Psychological deflection | “Individuals who use it seek to mask their own impulses by denying their mistakes and projecting them on the people around them. Like blaming everyone else for your own screw-ups. WHO would do that? Read more about this personality shortcoming here.
There it is | The CARES Act stimulus payment hit our bank account overnight. Did you get yours?