Archive for November, 2009

Problems Of Humanity – A Quick Outline

Monday, November 30th, 2009

The other day I mentioned I wrote down a list of problems I see facing mankind, and our future.   I went to write on them, but then my entry soon spanned many pages yet I had barely scratched the surface.  So today I’ll just write out my outline, and keep the blurbs really really short.  […]

The Problems Of Humanity

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Over the past few months I’ve been reading a lot of history.  Also, over the past few years I’ve studied a lot of psychology, philosophy, biology, sociology, anthropology, and more.  After reading all this material, I decided it’d be good to sit down and just write all the problems I see plaguing mankind.  By problem, […]

Phillips Technology Turns Human Skin Into TV Screen

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Phillips now has technology where they can put nano-chips onto a silk screen and embed the screen into the top layer of your skin.  Then your entire exterior can become a sort of computer screen capable of “dynamic tattoos”, displays of body statistics on demand, such as your health, blood pressure, and more. I don’t […]

Should Engineers Rule The World?

Monday, November 16th, 2009

It seems the famous economist Thorstein Veblen, who lived from 1857 to 1949, thought so.   He wrote a very popular book which is called ‘The Theory Of The Leisure Class.’  I just read about it today in one of my economic history books, and definitely need to buy it. Unlike many economists who came before […]

An Island Of Plastic Garbage

Friday, November 13th, 2009

I’ve heard there are large quantities of plastic garbage floating around in the oceans and that it’s been causing problems in the ecosystems.   But what I didn’t know is that there’s an island of plastic garbage, twice the size of Texas, floating way out in the Pacific.  Unbelievable. I fear for humanity’s future.  Not only […]