On What We Learned from Trump

It would be far too simple to make statements regarding the nature of Donald Trump. Too simple to cover all the horrific things the man has said and done from his campaign days, to today. Rather, what I wish to talk about is what we have learned about the people that are around us. What … Continue reading On What We Learned from Trump

The Sickness of Reason (A reaction)

There was a sickness out there. And it struck us down with silence. Even when people were in close proximity, their voices were notably quieter. It …The Sickness of Reason Reading Brad Evans account of our current state of affairs reminds me deeply of Ray Bradbury’s “The Pedestrian”. I first read Bradbury’s short story in … Continue reading The Sickness of Reason (A reaction)

On a Nations Foundational Truth

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness, that to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, … Continue reading On a Nations Foundational Truth

On a Marxist Understanding

Those that have read my earlier posts, those that began my work toward developing a pragmatic approach, will likely know the root of my motivation and philosophy (that being my genuine end goal) is Marxist in nature. I do not call upon his popular works as a source of inspiration. Rather it is those earlier … Continue reading On a Marxist Understanding

On the Silencing of the Body Politic

In very recent days the President of the United States (POTUS) was fact checked by his favorite social media platform, Twitter. In doing so the company, and other social media platforms, have been threatened by the POTUS with new regulations, or Presidential orders, that would limit their ability to fact check the POTUS, or outright … Continue reading On the Silencing of the Body Politic

Why Pragmatism?

While engaging in casual, albeit political, conversations that draws out some of my deeper and developed thoughts, I often end up getting one of at least two responses. First, is in agreement followed by where I read about such and such idea, but then amazed that it didn’t come from the new media. Second, disagreement … Continue reading Why Pragmatism?

Other then a resent poem, it has been far to long since I've posted anything. As things do, sometimes life gets in the way. But today I thought I'd post the opening paragraph to one of a few writings I've been working one. Cheers! "In 'A History or Western Philosophy' Russell makes an off hand … Continue reading

On a Call for Social Revolution

What is the necessary and proper roll of a nations body politic? Moreover, do the people have an obligation to rise up against a governmental power that no longer represents it? To the latter, Yes. A simple answer, but one that must be more deliberately answered nonetheless. To begin then let us start in the … Continue reading On a Call for Social Revolution

On Truth in Speech

What we say matters. It has weight, and that weight grows exponentially as social influence grows. Due to this, it is all the more important that what is spoken is uttered with the greatest care. If what one says is a lie, or just generally bullshits, then what has been said is of little use … Continue reading On Truth in Speech

On Scheduling & Twitter

Recently I have found the need to create a more focused approach to delivering content to readers. As such I've decided that I need to create a publishing schedule of sorts to keep me on track. To thAt end I am going to attempt to keep the following dates for content: Major Topic: Published the … Continue reading On Scheduling & Twitter