Tag: politics

The nonsense that kept me up last night

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_cta h2=”” shape=”square” style=”outline”]RANDOM PERSON: Protect me from terrorists. GUMMINT: We need a way to identify terrorists. EMAIL PROVIDER: We use a ROBOT to search everyone’s emails so we can try to sell them things they don’t really need but MIGHT want. RANDOM PERSON: That’s cool! GUMMINT: Can you search for keywords that might […]

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Standing up for what is right

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I have never voted before. I never even registered to vote. Many people say this means I have no right to complain  about what goes on in our society, since I don’t participate in the decision-making process. I wholeheartedly disagree. Not voting IS a vote. It is a vote for non of the above. But […]

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A cynic's guide to society

Based on the observations of a confirmed anti-social hermit … THE PURPOSE OF GOVERNMENT Ultra conservative – People serve the government. The government serves The Elite. Conservative – People serve the government. Liberal – The government serves the people. Ultra liberal – The people ARE the government. THE PURPOSE OF THE ECONOMY Ultra conservative – […]

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Important questions …

[vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/12″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”10/12″][vc_custom_heading source=”post_title” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]What is the purpose of government? What role does economy play in a society? These are two seemingly simple questions, but it just may be that the answers could well determine the path that humanity as a whole will ultimately follow. Essentially there are two choices for both questions. Control or […]

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You can not kill an idea.

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/12″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”10/12″][vc_custom_heading source=”post_title” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text] This is possibly one of the most insightful videos I have seen in a long time. It also resonates with ideas I have often tried to express lately, basically saying it in a way that I have failed to accomplish. Thus I share it here, and add a few […]

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What is the value of a human life? #1000Speak

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/12″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”10/12″][vc_custom_heading source=”post_title” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]I believe in the infinite potential of the human spirit. I believe that we are capable of just about anything if we set our heart and minds to achieving a specific goal. This potential becomes even more powerful when we work together for a common goal. I believe in humanity. That […]

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When Duck Tape fails …

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/12″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”10/12″][vc_custom_heading source=”post_title” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]I am a firm believer in the power of Duck Tape. I am the first to “Macgyver” something to make sure I achieve my goals, whether it be to fix something that is broken, or jury-rig something for lack of any other methods that will work. This is the value […]

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