Time for a rant, methinks, and a move away from toys of both real and alternative kinds. Only temporarily, of course, as this blog cannot stay away from toys for very long.
As this is a very pugnacious blog with rottweiler-like readers, it is time to ask ourselves, what it is we are fighting for? Not against, but for. (All flip and silly comments along the lines of "well I know what I am fighting for and I do not need to define it" will be ignored as unworthy of interest.)
So, let the debate begin. Here is the opening (prolonged) salvo.