Tommi Avicolli Mecca's Blog – October 2014 Archive (3)

Apple CEO needs to do more than come out

by Tommi Avicolli Mecca

I’m glad that Tim Cook has finally come out publicly. Everyone should. Living in the closet is not healthy, even for a giant of the tech industry. The Apple CEO broke open his closet doors in an essay in the latest issue of BusinessWeek

“Plenty of colleagues at Apple know I’m gay, and it doesn’t seem to make a difference in the way they treat me,” he writes, adding that his company has been in the forefront of…

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Added by Tommi Avicolli Mecca on October 30, 2014 at 10:39am — 1 Comment

The most senseless thing in the universe

by Tommi Avicolli Mecca

Death makes no sense. It’s the end of things. Human, animal or plant, we ultimately all meet the same fate. It doesn't matter who we are or how much money or power we have, the critter with the robes and sickle will claim us at some point in our lives, sometimes after a terrible illness, sometimes in a freak accident or sometimes in war or at the hands of a maniac with a gun.

 It's not how we die, it's the…

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Added by Tommi Avicolli Mecca on October 25, 2014 at 9:21am — 1 Comment

America's dirty diapers

by Tommi Avicolli Mecca

I ran across a great quote about politicians that perfectly sums up my feelings about most elected officials -- and politics in general -- in this country.   

It’s from Portuguese writer José Maria de Eca de Queiroz: “Politicians and diapers should be changed frequently and all for the same reason.” To which I'd add: "Politics and diapers are filled with the same shit."

With big money deeply…

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Added by Tommi Avicolli Mecca on October 1, 2014 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

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