Hill of Tara in County Meath, Ireland

The coming transformation

2018-09-09

Human society is undergoing a transformation unlike anything our current iteration of civilization has seen in the past. Right now, we are on the outer rim of a brave new technological world. Soon, we will be inexorably immersed in a disturbing new paradigm. These massive changes are touted as “solutions” utilizing digital technologies......

Late, weird and weary

2018-08-19

As a late bloomer, I often learn lessons too late to be of practical value. One of those is this: Japan is a weird place. It attracts weird people, and the longer you live in Japan, the......

The real fascists

2018-07-22

Modern Western nations describe themselves as republics or democracies, but in fact they are all corporations. To paraphrase a quote attributed to Benito Mussolini, the merger of state and corporate power is fascism.

Fascism is a political theory advocating an authoritarian hierarchical government and the promotion of a capitalist economy subject to......

An American living in Japan

2018-07-21
Melancholy observations of an expat.

I am an American and have lived in Tokyo for most of my adult life. I am married to a Japanese woman with whom I have one child.......

Proud to be American

2018-07-04

In the above video, college students are asked if they are proud to be American. Most of their responses reflect the results of a Gallup poll released this week indicating that Americans are less patriotic than ever. As today is the Fourth of......

Why I am not a conservative

2018-06-25

A conservative is someone who prefers traditional views and values. Conservatives resist change. The whole ideology of conservatism is based on the desire to preserve and maintain the existing system and traditional order.

Conservatives want to maintain the U.S. government. They want to maintain the financial system. They want to maintain capitalist......

From a chill to the deep freeze

2018-06-24

Someday, in the not too distant future, this website may be considered illegal in the EU. So keep reading, before it is too late!

I started this site in 2013 after the Edward Snowden psyop—which is exactly what I think that whole affair was. For several years, I had suspected that our......

Not the right kind of immigrant for Ireland

2018-05-06

Earlier this year, I visited Ireland for the first time to trace my family history. I spent nearly one month traveling around that amazing country, and after a lifetime of trying to find myself by looking in all the wrong places (read about that here), I had finally found what I have......