What does the state of our discourse say about us as a society when we are concerned not with the necessity or efficacy of the expenditure of resources on those with less, but on whether or not it is “right” or “moral”? At what point did the purpose of any appointed leadership role at any […]

Seems ironic in some ways how my current life path seems to be mirroring my best friend’s path about a year and a half removed.  Seems to me that everything seems to roll around in circles among most of the people I know, and that cycle seems dangerous to me on some level or another. […]

Agitation is the entire reason we continue to breathe, continue to strive, continue to innovate and try our damnedest to make things better and make things that do what we want more efficiently.  Anger is just the reaction of a mind in rebellion against mediocrity and against the status-quo that keeps it locked-up and in […]

(Loose response to an article here: http://www.slate.com/id/2304416/ ) Can violent unrest occur in America?  The better question in response to that question is: “Do I even have to ask this question?”  Not only is it likely, I imagine if the current trends in American politics and the reductionist/eliminationist speak continue, there will be a far larger […]

DISCLAIMER: The following is a work of opinion, not to be taken as factual statements.  This work is cobbled-together from observations of the world as I am to understand it based on my limited knowledge. If you haven’t seen “The Shock Doctrine: The Rise Of Disaster Capitalism”, you really should.  If you have no clue […]

This is the question that has been roiling in the back of my mind for the past few days as I have watched events un-fold around the world.  “Where are we now as a species?” Things aren’t all smiles-and-sunshine like many of the “polly-anna” positivity types would like many of us to believe; in fact, […]