A Time of Passion: America. 1960-1980 by Charles R. Morris is one of the most insightful books I have ever read. For reference, there are only two… Read more “Brilliant Read. A Time of Passion: America, 1960-1980”
Throw out those college rankings!
I was reading a National Geographic article about Bhutan and its struggle to modernize when I thought of this question. What the king is doing is remarkable.… Read more “No country remains unscathed by globalization”
Did you know that Giants walk the earth? Immortal beings of tremendous size and power roam freely, causing great harm or good with each stride. I’m talking… Read more “Trusting corporations with too much”
Unless you have one overriding goal in life, it’s better to hope, not expect.
…but you might be able to change some part of it. To survive as an idealist in the modern world, it’s necessary to make this subtle but… Read more “You cannot save the world”
Tick-tock, click-clock, the clock counts down: on we hurry, off we scurry. We are slaves of time. Or rather, we have become slaves of time. We live in fear… Read more “Slaves of Time”
In America, we are constantly being told what is good for us, what we should do, and what we should want. Being a conscientious guy, I spent… Read more “It’s ok to be different”
In the developed world, we live longer and have more choices than ever before, but this embarrassment of riches is creating a growing problem. Many people simply… Read more “Everyone needs heroes”