Author Archives: Jason Summers

Meeting Your Enemies

One of the biggest tragedies of life is that most of our ideas about the world come from things we read and hear, instead of what we ourselves directly experience.   When this is combined with modern social media, we can … Continue reading

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The Best Thing You Can Do For Yourself

Change oftentimes happens so slowly in each of us, we don’t realize that we’re changing when we are.  The biggest change that’s happened with me over the past, oh, I don’t know, past several years is I have far less … Continue reading

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Transforming Any Aspect Of Your Life

We’ve just started the new year and many people have made all kinds of resolutions to change.  I wanted to briefly share my experience with how transformations happen in life.  Since most people want to transform their body in some … Continue reading

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War Is Not Good For The Economy

I’ve written my last few posts about the military industrial complex and how many of our Congressmen have been convinced that spending vast amounts of money on the military is good for the economy.  In some very complicated ways, I … Continue reading

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The Permanent War Economy And Military Keynesianism

In this post I’m going to try to briefly explain why U.S. involvement in the Middle East is not going to end anytime soon.  To understand what’s actually going on, we have to go back to the Great Depression in … Continue reading

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