global issues, media, psychology

National Symptoms, Invisible Causes

Suppose you have an nagging person in your life. They bug you, they irritate you, but they never hit you. Now and then they mock you. If you respond to them in anger, it may start a greater argument, and you might end up being the one criticized by others even though all you wanted to do was defend yourself. Still, if you do nothing, the problem within you only gets worse until you become very angry.

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business, global issues, media, tech news and opinions

Morals and Copyrights

Table of Contents

  1. Background for this article
  2. Moral Background
  3. Interpreting the Constitution
  4. Intentions of Copyrights
  5. Society by Said Interpretation
  6. From the Wicked Depths of Capitalism
  7. Creativity Might Be a Joke
  8. Privilege, not Right
  9. Utopia
  10. Conclusion

Appendix: Letter of Thomas Jefferson to Isaac McPherson

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science, tech news and opinions

Rock Solid Source of “Joules”

A recent article on Arstechnica got me thinking about alternative energy. Pardon the pun in the title: “joules” are units of energy, not jewels (though jewels have alot of joules). In as much as some of us may think the world will end before we run out of fuel, there is a chance that it won’t, and we’ll be forced to utilize other sources of energy (unless, of course, you don’t mind giving up your air-conditioning, amongst all those other benefits that come with power and a functioning economy).

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history, tech news and opinions

Justice for the Affluent and Segregationist

Last night, I came up with the idea to apply modern mindset to the 1800s and examine the moral consequences. It’s a very long rambling and its clarity, fluidity, and reasoning will probably have been affected by when I wrote it (late, late at night). Nevertheless, I thought it might be interesting enough to share, and perhaps you might glean some ideas from it. So without further ado: last night’s musings….

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