Monthly archives: October, 2016

Round three of the deplorable debates

Life experience and bearing witness to the absurdities and atrocities that plague our modern world have gone a long way toward eradicating the pernicious idealism of my youth. Yet, I still long for the Socratic utopian ideal of the “Philosopher King.”

Plato tell us Socrates claimed “the way to bring about a……


Social media = censorship and control

I have never had much of an interest in so-called “social” media. Sitting alone behind a screen wasting hours at a time browsing the selfies of people you barely know or reading all the wisdom and pithiness that can be crammed into 140 characters is hardly what I would call being social. Like……