Tag Archive: humor

The Best of All the Systems

For thousands of years Mankind has been trying to figure out the best way to get along. Every oppressive policy, and every liberating ideology, is at its core an attempt to find a… Continue reading

Words For Stupid People

Words are important. And few words are more important than the words we use to describe other people. Sometimes we describe other people nicely. We say they are charming or intelligent or sophisticated.… Continue reading

Birds and Snakes are Smarter than People

Every once in a while living creatures need a reset, a rejuvenation, or a renaissance. Probably plenty of other words that start with R. The world is a tough place for anything with… Continue reading

What Would the Founding Fathers Think?

I have never really considered the Fourth of July to be a holiday, at least not on the level of Christmas. I suppose this is because for most of my life I have… Continue reading

How to Know What Matters

The human mind is a remarkable thing. It has the ability to compose a symphony, build a robot, and chart the stars. But the most extraordinary ability of the human mind could also… Continue reading

Gadflies and Giants

These days it is fashionable to be a disruptor. To stand against the status qui, and change the world with the power of cynical malcontent. From business to politics, disruptions and the people… Continue reading

Order of Operations

An order of operations is a list of things you must to, and the proper order to do them in. There are many tasks that require many steps. In most cases, if you… Continue reading

Carrier Moles: The Hidden History

Although it has neither the romantic legacy nor the respect of the famous carrier pigeon, if you need to send a message securely, there is no better method than the carrier mole. Carrier… Continue reading

Sickness of Youth

They say youth is wasted on the young. But in order for something to be wasted, if has to be valuable. A person can waste money, because it is hard to earn and… Continue reading

The Most Significant Monument

When it comes to awareness of their location, humans are not at the top of the animal kingdom. We are not blessed with an internal compass like many species of bird. We cannot… Continue reading

Lost Objects, Old Friends

Once again it is summer. In this season, there are many important items to have on hand: sunscreen, water bottles, swimming trunks, hammocks, and so on and so forth. One of the most… Continue reading

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