Rethink

I quit using Facebook several years ago, but I still like Twitter for getting instant news and for keeping up with specific people that share interests, or who I think I can just learn something from. There are a lot of smart and interesting people in the world. Still, I need a change this upcoming Read More …

Think what you want

Americans love the myth of the rugged individualist. They love their freedoms, both real and perceived. Sadly, America is much less tolerant of people who are truly independent thinkers. Step too far outside the box, and you’re going to get your hands slapped. Today I watched Killswitch, a 2016 documentary about what the internet means Read More …

Disappointed

Life comes with disappointments. It’s just part of the deal. I’d be lying though, if I said that the election of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States didn’t carry some extra sting to it. It’s not because I particularly wanted Hillary Clinton to be POTUS instead, but it’s hard to overstate how Read More …

Infocalypse 2016

If 2016 was the year of fear, regression, nationalism, and racism, its cause and result was the advent of an infocalypse of sorts. This was the year the news truly morphed into whatever you wanted to believe in. Too many things that were presented to people on Facebook as news were nothing more than Ouroboros, Read More …