Where is the humanity?

A brief scan of the news this morning made me realize the constant struggle for personal freedom and rights of value.  The news is littered with examples of the dynamic tension between the individual and the powers that be. The rights of the individual basically boil down to what we collectively can agree on.  SoContinue reading “Where is the humanity?”

Fear and loathing in the USA

  I was recently pointed to an article in the New Yorker called “Doomsday Prep for the Super Rich”.  The article talks about how Silicon Valley executives and their colleagues on Wall Street have been quietly preparing for an array of potential apocalyptic events. So when the SHTF, they’re bailing out! There are over 7Continue reading “Fear and loathing in the USA”

What does the “quality of character” mean to you?

We turn our heads when we see things that are uncomfortable to us – someone berating a child, someone committing a violent act against another person or property – we simply look the other way. On a national level, we seem to unflinchingly ignore the serious characters flaws in our political candidates…whom we elect anyways.Continue reading “What does the “quality of character” mean to you?”