In America Your Own Side Is After You

March 19, 2021 Edward 0

The election focus has mostly come to an end. While both sides still go after each other another conflict is starting up. Being on the right side is not good enough, you also have to be in the right faction. The great internal struggles are here.

Our Increasing Dependence

March 1, 2021 Edward 0

Powerful systems run our lives. Yet they increasingly seek to create dependence upon them. This comes with a set of consequences. Humans have managed to try and replace natural systems. While it is easy to not think about these systems their power is quite massive. Hiding from thinking about them does not prevent them from existing. Understanding allows us some independence.

Those Other Oppressions

February 21, 2021 Edward 0

Distant Oppression that other people are facing is easy to not think about or want to have to deal with in any way. However, in our modern world, hoping that distant problems will remain distant is, at best naive. As demonstrated by this year and the last, what happens far away reaches all of us.

Questions about how to deal with the fact problems can reach us from overseas need to be asked. A hawkish response is easy to sell with the fear of the unknown. Yet pushing our heads into the sand and letting problems grow is also not a solution.

The After Election Guilty

February 14, 2021 Edward 0

The end of the 2020 Presidential Election has brought with a flood of new information about horrible acts. The new guilty have been found. Yet we are left to wonder why it has taken until now for those stories to come out.

Disinformation Builds In Asia

February 9, 2021 Edward 0

Disinformation is growing as tensions also soar in Asia. Understanding the forces at play is crucial before we throw our support behind any action.

Ability Not Intention Changed:

December 7, 2020 Edward 0

Oppression has existed in the past, present and will only go stronger in the future by current rates. Understanding this is important to prevent abuse and perhaps put more resistance to this force in all our lives.