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Why Standards matter…

Featured image by Angelo Brathot. Follow the link for more of this artist’s work. I needed a break from things. I was going through some personal things, and I had to figure out what I needed from life. I’m back to a point where I can continue this project. Life is like that sometimes. The […]

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The cost of modern living…

I’m getting fed up with the concept of modern living. The idea that we need all of this technology, these modern things, and that without them, life is just not worth living, is becoming more and more alien to me. The things that I enjoy in life are starting to become more and more tech-absent. […]

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The split

Featured image by Alan Levine. Follow the link for more of this artist’s work. Our country is fractured, and in my opinion, beyond repair. The densely populated coasts and cities of our country have little in common with the “flyover states,” anymore. Our language is diverging at seemingly Babel-esque speed. And our politicians are using […]

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Why we must not abandon intent.

Featured image by Derek Σωκράτης Finch. Follow the link for more of this artist’s work. Quick aside before I begin my rant. The featured image title is “Their sole intent is to impress.” Not that it matters much, but in the words of Marge Simpson, One of the things that I am noticing with the […]

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Power comes from belief…

Institutions such as government, religion, schools, companies, and families depend upon the belief that those institutions impact your life. This power derives from the buy-in that the people engaging in the institution give it. The more people that buy in, the more power that institution has. And people buy in either voluntarily, or involuntarily. Institutions […]

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Lost Causes

Featured image from YourQuote.com. Follow the link for more content. This post will be short. On the path to recognizing where we are we have to come to accept that some people are set in their worldview, and that they are either unable, or unwilling to challenge the narrative that they constructed for themselves. There […]

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The New Prohibition

Featured image by Eleanor Jaekel. Follow the link for more of this artist’s work. The 2020’s are wild, man. Twain was credited with saying, We’ve experienced a global pandemic (that’s still… ongoing…), several financial crises, and the return of secret parties (speakeasies). The government is becoming both more incompetent, and less concerned with the lives […]

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