Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling for January 01, 2016
There circles the sun another earth, a counter- earth, whose diametrically opposed orbit keeps it forever beyond our detection. Counter Earth sun earth Let us explore this strange world this is not quite the opposite of our own-- but somewhat dissimilar in certain ways! COUNTER EARTH SENIOR CITIZENS on counter -earth, the elderly take a rational approach to their limited time remaining--they live out their golden years in kick butt gear!! Old man: Gangway! In a rush! With only a few years left of their lives anyway, they're willing to take on any risk. Old man: what have I got to lose? Fine lousy years?! The risks of unprotected sex are laughable to these declining daredevils. old man: Back to my place for some hubba hubby? old lady: ah, why not? And the long term effects of drugs hold no threat to these geriatric thrill seekers. old man: the colors old lady: la la la In Fact, all criminal behavior is determined by conventional punishments, Judge: for killing your landlord, I sentence you to life! Old man: Ha! what a bargain! Of course , on counter earth the draft age starts at 70-- what better soldier is there than one with only a few years left anyway? old lady soldier: me first! old man soldier lemme at em! Conversely, the young on counter earth , with 50 - 60 years ahead of them, are cowering, risk phobic, shut ins. old man: Im going parasailing. see ya. young man: close the door! you're letting in a draft!
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