Thoughts

Perhaps all of us hallucinate. Perhaps life is but a dream, a trip. Some of us can ponder over such a possibility. Some of us can puzzle over the question of what is really real. Some of us can cogitate on the questions of solipsism, and of...

Thoughts

A theory is, or so I've heard, "something usually murdered by facts." A free and fair democracy may be difficult to achieve, and preserve; but, it is not impossible. According to George Santayana, a difficulty is "that which can be...

Thoughts

No one can educate you; you must educate yourself. Some individuals cannot be reasoned with. There are just too many facts that are not being picked up on their mental radar. All one can do is give these individuals an inventory of...

Thoughts

Imagine a military without money, and then try to imagine a government without a military, and then you will understand what must be very wrong with the oft-repeated assertion that money is not the same as political power. If money and political...