Tag Archive: society

Length Requirement

There is a strange piece of reasoning that has made itself known in every area of human productivity. It has done so despite the fact this reasoning makes little sense when actually deconstructed… Continue reading

Contradictions and Conflict

All Humans are contradictory in one way or another. Sometimes people maintain several simultaneous contradictions: a person who wants to be healthy but eats a lot of junk food might also be obsessed… Continue reading

Rare Person Syndrome

I am not an anti-social person. That being said, I am not a fan of most crowded social functions. In this regard, I am sort of like a mythological creature. Seeing me at… Continue reading

Labor Day Sabbath

States and Religions serve many of the same purposes. As a result, these two most common of human institutions are often in competition with each other. Most religions have some form of Sabbath:… Continue reading

American Idol(s)

In 2002 a new TV show arrived on the airwaves of the United States. For the next decade, the televised singing competition, American Idol, has been popular and embedded itself in the American… Continue reading

Running Backwards

Running Backwards: Extreme sport, horrible disorder, or poor escape plan? There is a new craze sweeping the nation. Sweeping it in the wrong direction. Everywhere you look you will see someone running backwards.… Continue reading

Dark Ages

Throughout time, people have been fascinated with the concept of a dark age. Whether they are celebrating new beginnings or fear a collapse, the idea of society falling apart and then being put… Continue reading

Echo-Friendly

Echo-Friendly: Not to be confused with Eco-Friendly “This new Cathedral is really Echo-Friendly.”             “Really, did you use recycled materials powered by renewable energy?”             “No, none of that, but if you yell… Continue reading

Open Sesame

Even though it is one of the staple technologies of Star Trek, the development of automatic, sliding doors has been detrimental to our society. Automatic doors might be a convenient way of getting… Continue reading

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