A Myth in Pursuit of Happiness

How Pursuing Wealth for Happiness and Security Assures Having Neither ~ The man knew what he wanted and went out and got it! Walked into a jungle and comes out at the age of twenty-one, and he's rich! - Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman. Show Me The Money! Is it true that anyone … Continue reading A Myth in Pursuit of Happiness

My Run-In With The Law (of Attraction)

The law of attraction is the name given to the belief that "like attracts like" and that by focusing on positive or negative thoughts, one can bring about positive or negative results. This belief is based upon the idea that people and their thoughts are both made from "pure energy", and the belief that like … Continue reading My Run-In With The Law (of Attraction)

A Warning From Easter Island

Easter Island (Rapa Nui), is the Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, most famous for its 887 giant carved stone statues (Maoi). What many don't know is that the now desolate island was once a verdant paradise with a thriving culture. Understanding what happened there, and why, should sound a loud alarm to all … Continue reading A Warning From Easter Island

How Long Does It Take to Make A Trillion?

If you're mathematically challenged like me, you need help relating to numbers followed by lots of zero's. I understand the hundreds and thousands well enough, and can even comprehend millions - at least in the abstract. But for anything beyond that, you might as well be speaking Abyssinian. So in order to get some sort … Continue reading How Long Does It Take to Make A Trillion?

Donald Trump And The Forbidden Planet

Watching the Donald Trump reality tour lead up to the election has brought to mind one of my all-time favorite sci-fi movies. It's not difficult to see the drama being played out between Trump, the Republican Party, and the American public having a curious similarity to the movie plot. Here's a quick synopsis of Forbidden … Continue reading Donald Trump And The Forbidden Planet

Long as You Buy, Big Food Doesn’t Care If You Live or Die

  You know those ads and commercials that show how much the food industry cares about your well being? The ones where happy and healthy families are laughing and having a good time while consuming generous quantities of the company's latest junk? Pure propaganda. We know it, and yet we still devour. Why? Because they've … Continue reading Long as You Buy, Big Food Doesn’t Care If You Live or Die