Zero null religious-system

. . . . . . . The lack of religion in modern-day times harkens back to the pantheons of ancient Greco-Roman society. Religion was an off-thought then, too. People acknowledged the gods, but didn’t pay any particular attention to them. When a war was fought, and lost, then the god of war might be […]

Benjamin Elitist

. . . . . . . Who makes the future? . . . . . . . Who designs what it looks like? . . . . . . . Some thinkers believe that there are no elite-sets working on the future. Others, believe that groups like Davos are responsible for all of it. […]

Walking Vancouver

. . . . . . . Walking Vancouver is always a pleasure. You’re surrounded by the ocean on three sides, so if you have an hour or two you can move from side to side, catching a glimpse of the mountains from different angles. . . . . . . . South of the […]

Personal update (it lives)

. . . . . . . I’m vacating my home for the day because of the pest control spraying going on. It involves spraying during the afternoon, then absence for 4 hours afterwards. . . . . . . . I’m still weak and sick and feeling like shit. A couple of days ago […]

A mess in the east

. . . . . . . I’ve been wondering what Putin has been thinking of late. Here’s what I think: . . . . . . . I think Putin is similar to Hitler, believing the men of the West to be weaker than they are. Whether or not he is justified in grabbing […]

50,000 Imperial Romans

. . . . . . . The Emperor strikes a pose. . . . . . . . Notice the bas reliefs on the sculpture’s “metal” armor? . . . . . . . It’s a beautiful work of art. I especially like the emperor’s hair. It’s simply done, but powerful — much like […]

What the world looks like from above

. . . . . . . Russia, under Vlad Putin, lowers its steel gauntlet’s fist down upon the map of Ukraine. The West bellows as if stung by a dragon’s tail. In the East, the real dragon — Xi — curls its tail around the renegade island-province of Taiwan. The mechanized conveyor belts are […]