Tag Archive: society

The Harsh Reality of Power Outages

Civilization has come a long way since humans first settled down to build houses and make pottery and brew beer. Now, we have become stronger. We have created tools and systems that our… Continue reading

Content Farm

In the course of human history we have become quite adept at taking activities that used to require craftsmanship, precision, and skill and figuring out how to mass produce the products. Machines have… Continue reading

The Way to a Better World

Many of the philosophers of the past, and the present, have dedicated countless hours, page after page of ideas and thoughts, to discern the ideal forms of government and society. They all appear… Continue reading

Beware the Zombie Religion

Secularism describes attitudes, activities, or other things that have no religious or spiritual basis. For people however, true secularism is a fleeting thing. We humans are hard-wired for faith and cannot help but… Continue reading

The True Value of Public Education

Few things have stuck in my brain like childhood memories of public school. I have spent a good portion of my life in buildings owned and operated by the local school district. However,… Continue reading

Getting Culture

“Cultured” is a word used to describe a person with refined manners, taste, and a good education. This means culture ought to be something anyone can acquire. However, when people talk about, “getting… Continue reading

Too Cool for Manners?

TV talk show hosts and guests are rude. Whenever they come back from commercial, they are always chatting it up, having a great time with some private conversation the folks at home can’t… Continue reading

The Secret Lords of Civilization

One of the most fascinating things about the Indian subcontinent is its caste system. The caste system is a method of organizing people into a social hierarchy based on their family history and… Continue reading

Sports and Politics

Politics and sports are two human activities that have long been associated with each other. For thousands of years politics and sports have walked hand in hand. The great contributors to Western Civilization… Continue reading

When I am rich…

I can’t wait until I’m rich. Then I will host lavish parties every day at incredible expense. There will be celebrities, and popular bands, and even a few circus animals. The best part… Continue reading

Beware: Humanitarians

For someone who doesn’t know better, the word humanitarian could be taken to mean a person who regularly eats humans. Vegetarians eat vegetables; humanitarians ought to eat humans. Humanitarians are always hosting charity… Continue reading

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