Archive for December, 2009

Power And Corruption

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Just today I received a comment from Yamin, related to my post on whether engineers should rule the world or not.  I thought the conversation was worthy of its own post, and wanted to share it: Yamin commented: No, engineers should not rule the world. This is just another variation on Plato’s philosopher kings… Power […]

Some Wisdom From Voltaire

Monday, December 28th, 2009

I haven’t posted in a while, but I wanted to leave something on here before the year ends.  Here’s  three of my favorite quotes from the French philosopher Voltaire: “It is forbidden to kill, therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.” “The less superstition, the […]

I Think We’ll Invade Iran Next

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Just recently Obama announced that he’s sending an additional 30,000 troops into Afghanistan.  Nobody seems to have any idea why.  I don’t really claim to either, but I’ll share what my own personal research has led me to.  If you want my opinion, I’m guessing we’ll soon find ourselves in Iran before long.  Here’s what […]

Climategate – Global Warming A Big Hoax?

Friday, December 4th, 2009

About two weeks ago a hacker broke into one of the head research centers (Climate Research Unit or CRU for short) for global warming, and intercepted over a thousand of their personal emails and released them to the internet.  The emails show massive corruption.  Data has been manipulated, tampered with, and deleted.  Lies are being […]