The “News” Media

17 Apr 15 ralph 0
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News media once enjoyed a reputation for acting as impartial messengers, recorders of well-researched and documented facts, interrogators of government and industry officials, self-appointed watchdogs and all-around stalwart defenders of the Public’s right to know. […]

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The Absurdity of Corporate Rights

16 Apr 15 ralph 0
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The notion that a corporation has or should have rights — either natural rights or constitutional rights — the same as a natural person, is patently absurd, even when the corporation is regarded as an […]

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Supply-Side “Trickle Down” Reality

14 Apr 15 ralph 0
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Ideological conservatives, especially Republican Party faithful, are prone to clamor for tax cuts for the wealthy, characterizing them as economic stimulus while insisting that the beneficiaries of such supply-side policies will respond by creating jobs. […]

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LGBTQ Discrimination

13 Apr 15 ralph 0
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It just hit me like a ton of bricks! All these conservative “Christian” LGBTQ-hating “pastors” who are judging and condemning others and are advocating discrimination and violence are the de-facto Anti-Christ! They are certainly not […]

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Consciousness and Intelligence

8 Apr 15 ralph 0
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The assumption — and it is an assumption — made by adherents of the 20th-Century Standard Model of Physics (and that includes almost all scientists) is that consciousness arises out of matter, that consciousness is […]

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Stop That Comma!

6 Feb 15 ralph 0
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As a writer, I have always been a rather strict grammarian, not with other people’s work which I cannot control, but with my own writing, which I’ve always treated as a craft. As with any […]

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Quantum Entanglement

6 Feb 15 ralph 0
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Quantum Entanglement is the integral interconnectedness of every “particle” in creation as one being. This the same as saying there is only one soul, and all of us are it. Each of us has the […]

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The Meaningfulness of Life

6 Feb 15 ralph 0
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Life is either meaningful, predictable, consistent and fair – or it is not. If life were not predictable, then life would not be consistent. If it were not consistent, then life could not be fair. […]

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Be Who You Are

3 Feb 15 ralph 0
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I often say “be who you are”, and while it is easier to be who you are rather than trying or pretending to be who you are not, a good question is, who exactly is […]

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Create Something New

2 Feb 15 ralph 0
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At the end of 2013, a few months after attending Brendon Burchard’s Experts Academy live event in San Jose, I left my long-term career as a freelance IT consultant, a pretty steady gig for 30 […]

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