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Greetings Earthlings

The world is at a crossroads, where divergent forces are fighting for their share of input and power and hegemony. I know. I know. People have been saying this for over one thousand years. “We’re an important generation.” “We are … Continue reading

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The End of the Gregorian Calendar?

The usefulness of the Gregorian Calendar is coming quickly to an end. And why not? After all, the Gregorian Calendar, which we use today, was a replacement for another calendar system called the Julian. So there is precedent to change … Continue reading

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A Better Answer to the Big Question

Have you ever been at a party, maybe work related, maybe something for the holidays, and someone asks you that dreaded question? The question that is so inevitable, we can’t seem to escape it. The Big Question. Like, the future … Continue reading

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If You Build a Better Mouse Trap, the Future Will Give You Better Mice

Have you ever read Alice in Wonderland or Through the Looking Glass, both by Lewis Carroll? No? Me neither. But I have seen the 1933 black and white movie starring Cary Grant and Gary Cooper. You know the basic story. … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theories: Post-Historical Mythologies -Or- Pix or You’re Not Really Dead

The gift of evolution has been kind to humanity. I’m just not convinced humanity is evolving its critical thinking skills. Its ability to believe the absurd continues because its need for mythology continues. If you have a lunar rock, don’t … Continue reading

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The Writers of Tomorrow: Algorithms

David Foster Wallace, the brilliant professor and author, killed himself in 2008 after a lifelong battle with depression. Time Magazine included Wallace’s book “Infinite Jest” on a list of the 100 greatest novels. It was an imagined vision of a … Continue reading

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