Value in the Valueless
When society finds itself focused on the circus and not on bettering itself, the society is doomed to collapse or the people are soon to be enslaved by those who have the power. That time is now.
On Choosing Running Kit and Vaseline
Like most things worth learning, the process takes time. Here are some hints from a veteran runner to help you save some money and choose more wisely which translates to having more time to run.
Magic Numbers and Homework
Busy work is a waste of time in the classroom and out. Repetive work is not. It’s sometimes just what the doctor ordered. It helps us keep pace with our peers. And today in 2022, we are moving quickly towards a smaller more specialized global workforce in which those that are hired are the most…
Marathon Running and the Old Politician
Marathon running keeps on becoming the sport that demonstrates that the impossible can be done. I would imagine that one day an athlete who has either just or has yet to be born will be better than the greatest of today and today, the greats are legendary.
How I Met Niko
Short Story – this is a piece of fiction. I have never been to Tokyo and I am not married at this time.
The Death of the Library
We should learn a lesson from libraries, the place where we seperate fact from fiction. There is a line that demarks what is real and what is not. Without it, we all just become users of fancy believing that stories are real and real is a lie.
Branded by Convention
Do you think leaders want you to read? to draw your own conclusions and paint your own story? or do you understand that they don’t. They want conformity. It is the easiest way for them to lead. Without work. By blind acceptance of artificial truths.
The Queen’s Monster
I believe in God. I do not believe in God as it is defined by others. That is like watching a movie instead of reading the book. Reading a book needs the reader to be present and active. Watching a movie does not. It is someone else’s interpretation of the story.
Our Hate vs Their Hate
Hate breeds hate. If we want to end hate, we need to learn how NOT hate no matter the reason. The alternative is allowing hate to win. So the question becomes ‘How do we develop a society in which more find joy and love despite our differences’?
Life Preservers are Optional
Capitalism works well if the wheels are turning, but like driving a car, we sometimes get flats. Socialism is the spare tire or AAA for when we do. Socialism can exist as the emergency part of capitalism, much like your spare tire in the boot. Not everyone will use, but all need it there as…