Monthly Archives: January 2012

Newt’s Moon Base

If you’ve been following the news, one of the front-runner candidates for president is Newt Gingrich.  Looking at the Republican candidates, I’m pretty much universally disgusted.  I’ve watched the debates and sat in abhorrence as the crowd cheered on bizarre, … Continue reading

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Conditions In Chinese Factories

Just a few days ago I felt compelled to blog about the conditions of workers in Chinese factories like Foxconn.  These factories are responsible for assembling our iPods, iPads, Xboxes, and other electronic devices.  Workers in these places are slaves. … Continue reading

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Worshiping the Invisible Hand

I don’t know where I sit on the political spectrum, but I know I don’t fit into any particular party or ideology.  I’m not a socialist, nor a communist, and I suppose you could say I reluctantly advocate free markets, … Continue reading

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Chinese Factory Workers Threaten Mass Suicide

Some days I just lose hope in humanity. Around 300 Chinese workers who manufacture XBox consoles took to a factory roof and threatened bosses with mass suicide over a dispute about pay, unconfirmed reports have claimed. The workers were employed … Continue reading

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A Universe From Nothing

Lawrence Krauss, a theoretical physicist from ASU, has just written a book called A Universe from Nothing: Why There is Something Rather than Nothing.   I highly recommend you get yourself a copy.  I also really enjoyed the book’s promotional video. … Continue reading

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