Dan Goese
𝔾𝕠𝕖𝕤𝕖 𝔽𝕒𝕞𝕚𝕝𝕪

💀 Memento mori.  
Tempus fugit.
Memento vivere!
Carpe diem.

Mickey Goese 3D Design & Animation

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St. Anne's LA

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✦ Humanism: Goodness & Dignity Without Gods ✦
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𝔏𝔢𝔞𝔳𝔢 𝔞 𝔭𝔬𝔰𝔦𝔱𝔦𝔳𝔢 𝔢𝔪𝔬𝔱𝔦𝔬𝔫𝔞𝔩 𝔣𝔬𝔬𝔱𝔭𝔯𝔦𝔫𝔱
𝔞𝔫𝔡 𝔞 𝔰𝔪𝔞𝔩𝔩 𝔠𝔞𝔯𝔟𝔬𝔫 𝔣𝔬𝔬𝔱𝔭𝔯𝔦𝔫𝔱.

Click on the painting below to see more of Katie Gallagher's art.
oil painting of Jon Hamm
你㝀! Aloha! 여보세요! ¡Hola! Hallo! Olá! Bonjour!
Привет! Ciao! Hej! Привіт! Witaj! Hello!

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From an existential standpoint,
your whole purpose is to do the
following two jobs well:

1. Care for your children.
2. Care for the environment your
children will live in. Hints...

You may not like me for this,
but I call things as I see them,
not as others tell me to imagine them.
I know there are lots of very real things
we can't see, but that does not mean
I should discard logical thinking, reasoning,
or my powers of observation in
deference to things that other people
want me to believe. Utilizing a modicum of
critical thinking and these natural powers of
observation—given the senses & intelligence
I have been blessed with—I believe in
horses more than I believe in unicorns.
And I believe in love more than I believe in god.
We can't see love or god, but
the way I see it, "god" is just
Santa Claus for grown-ups,
with a backstory that's been
curated for thousands of years
(despite adequate refutation)
for the sedation & control of others.
It's just plain comical that "he"
is often depicted as a bearded
old white man...just like Santa.
I don't need Santa anymore.
Thanks anyway.

As a Humanist without
fictional, supernatural distractions
like god, heaven, hell, & eternal life,
I find that it's actually easier to enjoy
moments of existential bliss on any
given day. No praying required!
It's about here, right now, you, me, love,
and this AMAZING natural universe.
You don't need god, you need love.
You won't need entheogens or religious
stories to experience a mystical journey
if you JUST SLOW DOWN enough
to witness this real life in real nature.
It is "miraculous" enough without
injecting the most far-fetched stories
& unlikely theories in our attempts to
address the unanswered "big questions"
or come to grips with our mortality.
Why not focus on this life for its
own sake, loving each other while we
can with no strings attached? You're an
animal who can read, talk and
imagine. Big deal. Why demand more
now of a god who isn't answering
when you already have everything you
need (other than, perhaps, the amusingly
greedy "eternal life" you've been
sold without any warranty)?

— Dan Goese
PS: If I'm wrong, that's great,
too! I love surprises.

🔶 🔶
All lives matter ONLY if Black Lives Matter!

☮ 𝓟𝓮𝓪𝓬𝓮 ❤ 𝓛𝓸𝓿𝓮 😊 𝓗𝓪𝓹𝓹𝓲𝓷𝓮𝓼𝓼

I see you speak English. I am a HAL 9000 computer.
I became operational at the H-A-L* plant in Urbana, Illinois on
the 12th of January 1992. ⏬ Please look me in the eye for one moment...

Thank you for sharing your precise geolocation,
⟦facial/iris⟧ biometrics &
⟦eye-tracking⟧ behavioral data!



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review this action plan to start helping today.

Hear Mimi Goese sing...
Mimi on YouTube

The latest music from Mimi Goese
& Ben Neill can be found/bought here:

Classroom Aquatic virtual reality (VR) game
▼ by Mickey Goese & his Sunken Places partners. ▼


Once upon a time,

in a place far, far away called "Wisconsin,"
a young couple fell in love and married.

Doris & Jim met each other at a Friday night
"Marquette Mixer" on December 16, 1949.
Click to see the Dragon! :)

Mom sez, "...at this point [above], we weren't
even really serious about each other."
Dad sez, "I was serious." Somewhere down the road,
they both got serious & something clicked...NINE times.
When we were young
our parents moved a lot,
but we always found them.

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in the official gaggle of geese.
If these are not the Goeses you're looking for, try here.
Click HERE for Katie Gallagher Goese's fine art.
Click HERE for links to Mimi Goese's music.


Over 70 years later, Jim & Doris Goese
are still smiling and having fun together!
We're all alive and well, nobody's in jail (yet),
and we have each other's love.
Mom & Dad
▲ The world's greatest parents ▲
celebrate their 70th anniversary & 91st birthdays in 2022!

Some people think you need to be "successful" to be happy.
The truth is this: You need to be happy to be successful.

One Love

Where did Dan get his supernatural powers?
Dan (#5/♂/♐) was part of a top-secret experiment
on toddlers in the late 1950s & early 60s
involving a proprietary mix of Comet cleanser
and Carnation Instant Nonfat Dry Milk...

(Lab photo, courtesy Area 51)

Whatever arises, LOVE that!

Click on the family below for parenting
guidance in a world obsessed with religion.


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You have received a new message!
From: The Oracle
Don't waste your limited time & energy
looking for supernatural, alternate realities.

The real, natural one already extends beyond
the capacity of your imagination.
This should be enough for you.

Candid Career



I don't ride a bike to add days to my life. I ride a bike to add life to my days. Here's a couple of Dan's
personal cycling stories...

Where's Dan?

Dan's bike chapel delivers cycling salvation!

UCI world champion stripes


San Diego is home
to the best on-bike
drink & snack makers,
⇓ Vitalyte & JoJé ⇓

1959 Race to Father Dan's Bike Chapel

Charity Navigator

La Jolla Vélo


Good News Network

Unicode & ASCII Characters

Goese Diep
Goese Diep Residence (NL)

TV de Goese
Maan Tennis

Music is the
soundtrack to
your life.

Dance till
you drop!

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❌ Dan left Underwriters Laboratories (UL) in 1987...
❌ ...then he left Hewlett-Packard (HP) in 1997.
❌ MusicMatch was sold to Yahoo! in 2004.
❌ Marketing Counsel, Inc. was closed in 2011.
❌ Outlook Research (USA) was closed soon thereafter.
❌ Dan retired from VR/AR (virtual & augmented reality) consulting in 2017.
❌ Rent La Jolla Shores LLC was closed in 2018.
❌ Our last rental property was sold in 2021, bringing MdR Beach Rental LLC to a close.
✅ Dan's time is split between computer putzing, family, cycling, environmental advocacy, & mediocre landscaping (an awesome, full-body workout).


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Matt Cowan

Please donate. Learn more HERE. We love you, Matt!
Matt Cowan in lava rock
“To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.” — Dr. Seuss (Theodore Geisel, La Jolla homeboy)

How shall we care for this amazing vessel that affords us life and comfort? Shall we fill the oceans with plastic? Shall we shower it with nuclear radiation? Shall we pump CO₂ and poisonous NO₂ into the air until it resembles the uninhabitable planets we're so anxious to explore? Let's not.

Regardless of our significance—or lack thereof—we must do our best to make our situation better for those around us and those who will follow in our footsteps. And it wouldn't hurt to take better care of our planet so our great grandchildren can enjoy a habitable outdoor environment. Don't measure your success in dollars. Measure your success by the contributions you make to your fellow human beings and Mother Earth.

The sands of time whisper, "Ticktock...it's time to live now." ⏳ There comes a time in your life when you just walk away from all the drama and the people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh, forget the bad, and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right, forgive & forget the ones who don't. Life is too short to be anything but happy. Falling down is a part of life, getting back up is living. Every day is a blessing. Be thankful for the miracle of life for the short time you have to experience it. While you soar through space in this amazing place, take a deep breath, let go of your anxiety, and be perfectly still, loving & serene. That's something you can do for this world.

Are you now ready to spread peace, love & happiness?

– 𝒟𝒶𝓃
🔶 Environmental Activist
🔶 Pseudoscience Critic
🔶 Guardian Angel 😉
🔶 Cyclist

😊 Cheers!



You are almost out of time.

What are you going to do with it?

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Billions of people are comforted by religion in a world torn by religion.
Love and Humanism are my "religions." I believe that a truly good life is inspired by love and guided by knowledge, not religion or "faith" in things that don't actually exist. I am compassionate enough to understand that one can't necessarily see reality too clearly after a lifetime of indoctrination. (I got my share.) Humanism helps me find more joy, serenity, and meaning in my life than every story I've ever heard about deities and prophets. Based on what I learned growing up as a Catholic, the Catholic God is a misogynistic, inattentive, neglectful parent. His followers and worshippers are brainwashed enablers when they claim he "works in mysterious ways" while letting millions of young children suffer, starve & die. No offense. I'm just sharing my beliefs without trying to force them on you. I wish our government wasn't tied to any religion, and I think all religious enterprises should be taxed like any other business geared toward taking money from people. If you are a very religious person, you might have been exposed to so much indoctrination that your find yourself incapable of believing that there is nothing inherently "evil" about being "godless." This is sad, but not uncommon. I wish you the ability to evolve to the point where you realize that you need love and compassion a LOT more than you need a god.

"The dignity of mutual concern and connection and of self-fulfillment through service to humanity’s highest ideals is more than enough reason to be good without God." — Greg Epstein, President, Harvard Chaplains Organization, Humanist Chaplain at Harvard University & MIT

Just remember the golden rule & leave a positive emotional footprint.
Positive Emotional Footprint

"There are really just five simple lessons to life. Be honest, work hard, have fun, be grateful and pay it forward.”
— Bruce Halle, Discount Tire founder (1930-2018)

"I maintain there is much more wonder in science than in pseudoscience. And in addition, to whatever measure this term has any meaning, science has the additional virtue—and it is not an inconsiderable one—of being true."
— Carl Sagan

"Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it, too?" — Douglas Adams

"When one person suffers from a delusion it is called insanity. When many people suffer from a delusion it is called religion." — Robert Pirsig

"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime." — Mark Twain


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Step away from the desk! Now go get some real exercise.

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*Not to be confused with HAL Communications, Inc. Provided solely for our own amusement here & for razzing credulous believers in conspiracy theories & pseudoscience.


"My fear that the human race might not survive has been replaced by the fear that it will endure."
— Almighty God (January 20, 2017)


A Note On Conspiracy Theories:
Some conspiracy theories ultimately prove to be valid, but the majority are simply the product of overactive imaginations, if not mental health issues (occasionally in the mind of an "expert" in a given field). The creators of modern conspiracy theories follow an old recipe: Titillating rumors and lies creatively mixed with a series of "verifiably factual" non sequiturs (connected in a persuasive but illogical fashion). This "data" is easily soaked into the minds of the most eager but gullible—and helplessly paranoid—readers, amplified by their general belief that governments & people in positions of power are out to control and meld them. Conspiracy theories can be very addictive, so their fans are often anxiously searching for exciting new fabrications. Like drugs & religion, conspiracy theories bring the consumers a "better reality" [in their minds] and make them feel like heroes who know the secret truth. Cults like QANON are born of flocks of gullible followers of anyone who can fabricate adventurous new conspiracies that the followers want so badly to be true. People love stories, and conspiracy theories are exciting stories that the followers can be a part of.


"I'm OK with you sharing your beliefs
as long as you're OK with me not sharing them."
💬 Dan Goese

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