I write about education, social issues, and the evolving nature of society

  • As I considered writing this blog, I did not want to write a piece that painted a dystopian future for humanity. I felt that the blog should, first and foremost, be based on reality. It’s tough You and I have…

  • In November many Americans will go to the polls and vote for Republicans or Democrats. That sounds simple enough, but it ain’t that simple. I have been searching unsuccessfully to find the Republican platform for the upcoming election. I fear…

  • The key to understanding how human beings will adapt to our future relationship with Machine Intelligence can be found in one word, collaboration. The key that will open doors in our educational systems, leading to changes that prepare students to…

  • When I was young and trying to figure out my relationship with God, I became aware that the stories I was told were not actually the words of God. They were really the words of a few creepy perverted men;…

  • Spring has sprung, the grass has Riz, I wonder where the birdies is? Winter dies and spring arrives at our Prescott Arizona home at 6000 feet above sea level. Across the barbed wire fence on the 1.5 million-acre Prescott National…

  • With all of the revelations about the capture of the US Supreme Court, mostly thanks to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, we have become aware of major schemes against the functioning of our government. We now know how our Supreme Court has…

  • What does oligarchy actually mean? It is a conceptual form of power structure in which power rests with a small number of people distinguished by wealth, education, corporate, religious, or political power. In the US, it means those who have…

  • Knowing where you stand and how you view issues is directly related to your happiness and … viewpoints evolve over the years. When I was a young pup, say in my 40s, I believed that anyone over the age of…

  • Mobs of hate filled students threw hundreds of books onto the fires. Books written by authors that the supreme leaders believed undermined their ability to rule. Why did young people do this? They had been inculcated since the time they…

  • Trump’s narcissistic wet dream is to have power like the men he admires most. His father was a Nazi. Trump kept speeches by Adolf Hitler by his bedside. He dreams of being able to throttle the rule of law and…

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