Author: EdwardBerger

  • LILITH WAS NOT A MONSTER

    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; men who created God in their own image. I learned that the male God they…

  • PUTTING SPRING IN OUR STEPS

    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 Forest, sap is rising in every plant and tree. On the forest floor chipmunks are…

  • THE CAPTURE OF THE SUPREME COURT

    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 been compromised and directed to make decisions that deny women’s rights, deny voter’s rights, and…

  • THE DAMAGE OLIGARCHS DO

    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 been able to amass vast wealth. The economic system has been modified to serve them.…

  • WHO IS IN CHARGE OF YOUR HAPPINESS?

    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 65 should retire and get out of the way. It was easy to discount the…

  • DOES HATEFUL SCREAMING AND BULLYING WORK?

    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 were children with the belief that they were purifying their society. They had been taught…

  • WHAT WOULD PUTIN DO?

    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 his enemies like his heroes Hitler, Mao, Kim Jong-un, and Orban. Knowing how to game…

  • HAS THE SUPREME COURT LOST ITS CONSTITUTIONAL DIRECTION?

    The Roberts Court is dominated by men who have been corrupted by politics, power, religion and greed. When the third branch of government was designed it was believed that an appointment for life, limited accountability, and an adequate salary would focus the Supreme Court justices on Constitutional issues and prevent judges from selling out to…

  • ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL

    The truth is that each of us is unique. How is it then that our schools are not designed around the needs of individuals? They are designed following a false belief that one-size-fits-all. They were designed that way to standardize and control workers who do not question authority and serve like obedient robots. In our…

  • CULTURAL DEATH FROM COMPETITION

    There is something very wrong with our cultural structure that may make it impossible to build a future with Machine Intelligence. How we operate our social structures exposes ways of dealing with each other that are not individual-centered. Too often we shut down individuals and reward leaders identified in ways that overpower the many and…