Author Archives: juneborg


The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently. -Friedrich Nietzsche Advertisements

::: Face of the Deep

Out of whose womb came the ice and the hoary frost of heaven? The waters are hidden as with a stone, and the face of the deep is frozen. Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge? Gird up now thy loins like a man; for I will demand of thee, and answer […]

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 […]