Monthly Archives: March 2013

A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a Veteran

A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a Dying Veteran I write this letter on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War on behalf of my fellow Iraq War veterans. I write this letter on behalf of the 4,488 soldiers and Marines who died in Iraq. I write this letter on behalf […]

Protecting Internet Freedom and Privacy

From SOPA and PIPA to ACTA to CISPA to the TPP and now back to CISPA, internet activists have been caught up in a deliberately bewildering game of whack-a-mole with freedom-crushing legislation. Source:

[shift] on History, Events and Media

I’m interested in the way in which the past affects the present and I think that if we understand a good deal more about history, we automatically understand a great more about contemporary life.        -Toni Morrison Any true academic or informed citizen will concur that a sound historical perspective is invaluable to […]

Destroyer of Worlds

Oppenheimer on creation of atomic bomb and subsequent deployment.

[shift] -Reality: Nature of Society

“To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.” -William Blake Happy Friday indeed, and this post is all ’bout ‘The Matrix’ If any concept is of necessity in understanding the current states of society […]

Reality- R3d or Blu3 pill

[shift] Religion- On Origins of Man and Suffering

In the beginning was God and as he was Good, it follows that only Good could have proceeded from him. It is recalled by the ancients, the world began as a great harmony. By his providence he sent forth the word into the chaos and out of the darkness it rose as a great pillar. […]