Monthly Archives: August 2013

Isolated Contemplations Of A Twittering Screen

Each day I go for an hour long walk.  It can get boring at times, but I’ve found it really helps to listen to different lectures, audio books, and music, which moves the time along.   My favorite person to … Continue reading

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Dark City Is A Great Film

What is it that makes us who we are?  Last night I watched a movie which explores that idea, and I figured I’d recommend it to all of you.  It’s called Dark City and it came out in 1998.   … Continue reading

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I Bet You Didn’t Know This About Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand is probably the most famous libertarian author of all time.  She was a fierce advocate of “radical capitalism”, individual liberty, and equal rights for women.  She advocated reason as the only means of acquiring knowledge and rejected faith … Continue reading

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Nuclear War

The other day I was telling a friend of mine that I’m surprised the human race is still around.  When you look at the Cold-War era, you can’t help but wonder how reason prevailed. President Eisenhower was consistently using what … Continue reading

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Former U.S. President Says America Is No Longer A Democracy

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter tells reporters that, “America does not have a functioning democracy at this point in time.” He also spoke with CNN about Edward Snowden. “He’s obviously violated the laws of America, for which he’s responsible, but … Continue reading

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