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What Time is It?

What Time is It?

WHAT TIME IS IT? The ancient Greeks had different words to describe different understandings of the nature of time.  One of these words was Chronos which referenced time unfolding sequentially in a straight line.  Our word chronology captures this meaning.  This is how our physical and material living is oriented. […]

The Arc of the Universe and Justice

The Arc of the Universe and Justice

THE ARC OF THE UNIVERSE AND JUSTICE (The Super Hero) Human struggle and desire have been reflected throughout the history of cinema.  Producers create and deliver what they believe the public wants.  All manner of genres have been developed for this delivery. Some of these are: Crime, horror, comedy, romance, […]

White Male Supremacy Trilogies

White Male Supremacy Trilogies

WHITE MALE SUPREMACY TRILOGIES Many thought we had effected a revolution about the role of women in society in the nineteen seventies.  And while genuine progress has been made the role of women in society is still characterized by a measurable scale of inferiority, utility, and suppression. The power of […]

Guns Don’t Kill People

Guns Don’t Kill People

GUNS DON’T KILL PEOPLE Mass murder continues to manifest itself in every area of American social life. The debate as to how to stop it continues without agreed upon solution.  And that debate is often around the meaning of the Second Amendment.  But that focus is a non-debate.  Reading the […]

Disvaluing Higher Value

Disvaluing Higher Value

DISVALUING HIGHER VALUE America’s teachers are feeling disvalued.  This feeling stems from a concrete statement made by the public as expressed by the teachers’ low level of financial remuneration.  According to current rankings among economically advanced countries, American teachers are paid less than 60% of the salaries of other professionals. […]

Was Trump Impressed?

Was Trump Impressed?

WAS TRUMP IMPRESSED? Hundreds of thousands showed up in support of the nation’s youth March for Our Lives on March 24th.  These youth spoke with the courage of conviction. They spoke with the clarity of purpose. They spoke with the vision of an America where youth could go to school […]

Impairment and Gun Control

Impairment and Gun Control

To be impaired is  a state of being that is: Diminished Damaged Deteriorated Every time there is a school shooting incident the focus becomes keeping guns away from those who have been declared mentally impaired – those who are assumed to have inadequate mental ability to use a gun responsibly. […]

Trump’s Triumph

Trump’s Triumph

(Democratic Demise) Democracy is the only form of government that champions the right of the citizenry to espouse and live in a manner that is destructive to its intentions.  These intentions are affirming the equal worth of every citizen; pursuing the common good; and insisting on citizenry rule. Anything that […]

Thinking Inside the Box

Thinking Inside the Box

(Always Boxed In) There is no such thing as thinking outside the box.  This phrase is only a useful euphemism for thinking creatively. But however creative my thinking might be it is still inside my box.  I cannot think outside this box because my box is my view of reality.  […]

Thanks Dad!

Thanks Dad!

(Lasting Gifts) Even though I got messages from my parents that created some of my demons, they don’t need to be the focus of my living.  My parents also taught me some angel lessons that look over my living.  My father is an example.  He was a hunter and fisher.  […]