Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World by Rutger Bregman
My rating: 1 of 5 stars

Yeah. Utopia for anything, any reason or topic always sounds good. Do you know how many descriptions like the one this book has here I’ve read over many decades from authors…


Not only a great article, but I would wager a very helpful if not essential article (and topic) for many, many people. I would love to see this "get out there" and be read because I think I might be inspirational for many.


Donald Trump and Franklin Graham
President Donald Trump with one of his most ardent evangelical supporters, the sellout Franklin Graham

In late 2016, I wrote an article and posted it to my blog with the title above. I remembered that recently, went back to read it and thought there were some interesting thoughts, points, assertions, etc. …


Combinations of unrealistic, idealistic, selfish, technology-ignorant people/entities ARE failing our kids!

[The email newsletter prompting this article. Screenshot photo from author’s private collection.]

The travesty of a poorly worded email newsletter title

This morning I was greeted with an article in a newsletter — one of hundreds of emails I get daily–called Pattern Matching, published by Medium’s OneZero. I receive too many emails and personal messages on sites like LinkedIn as well as hundreds of phone calls daily and my health is…


Arkansas Republican U.S. Senator Tom Cotton made some idiotic comments and assertions yesterday in response to the House passing legislation to introduce Washington D.C. as an official state. He replied Wyoming is substantially more deserving because it is a “well-rounded working-class state.”

Cotton says Wyoming’s ‘well-rounded working-class’ population more worthy…


Hi! So much has happened since my last couple of posts here. I’ve wanted to write so much and I simply haven’t been able to. I’ve been frustrated and concerned that those who follow or read me here or elsewhere might get the very wrong idea that I’m somehow unaware…


This book was originally published in 1920 by the globally popular American hero, Henry Ford, the engineer and entrepreneur who created the Ford Motor Company (and the Model T) in 1901 that we have known for so many decades. This allowed him to become very wealthy. For those who don’t…


Privacy has always been a major issue for me and increasingly it is for many other people. I’ve been active in the field since the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) was founded. …

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