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.
Wildfires and the Virus
Wildfires very quickly get out of hand just like a virus and left unchecked, will leave nothing but scorched Earth in its path. Every year, thousands of heroes risk life and limb use the tools available to them to stamp out wildfires. Why are we not as colletively interested and diligent towards Covid?
The Planet’s HIV?
Whether or not humanity survives another 100 years is up to us. If we don’t heed the warnings and change our behaviors we will cease to exist much like an HIV patient who refuses to take their meds.
The Chained Cycle Period
In Science class when I was younger, I was taught about the food chain and pyramid. A chain is a rope of sorts. It has a beginning and an end. A pyramid is a triangle with a clear top. This is a fact. It is not arguable. However, whoever coined the idea that this is…
A Lobster's Death
How does a lobster die? If it is put into water that it is too warm, it will thrash around violently to struggle for its survival. However, if the same lobster is put into tepid water and the water is slowly brought to a boil, it accepts its fate without care. I imagine…
A Math's Book Cover
I have a limited understanding of math. Past algebra and pre-calculus it gets very fuzzy, but up until that level, I have it down pat pretty much with the exception of buying things I want and how many cups of coffee I should drink daily. That being said I am always a bit confused by…
Many problems today can achieve their solutions through grassroots movements and the activism of the individual. Sometimes the problems need solutions with a heavier hand. Stop beating around the bush and call a spade a spade. It’s easier that way. For example, smoking. Americans might think that this battle has been one. I assure you…