I have just appended Chapter 8 to my ongoing creation of the SciFi novel, Edelbach’s Odyssey In this chapter, Edelbach is given a tour around the planetary capital of the Utopian planet Arangelle. Read this work-in-progress, as it is being created, for FREE. Chapters 1 through 8 available here: Edelbach’s Odyssey – PDF Chapters 1… Read More SciFi | Edelbach’s Odyssey Chapters 1 through 8
Those of you who follow me on Twitter @kerr_vernon , know that I often harp on the need for a credible third political party as a solution to the divisive, partisan, bickering state of today’s US Politics. Recently I called on the nation’s youth to pick up the torch and create such a party. Here… Read More Rhetoric | For Young People: A New Political Party
An Open Letter to our California Senators The Hon. Dianne Feinstein The Hon. Kamala Harris Dear Senators, Feinstein and Harris: I’m writing to urge you to join a rapidly growing movement in our State and Federal Legislatures to remedy the unconscionable and inequitable results of the U.S, Supreme Court’s majority opinion in Citizens United v.… Read More Rhetoric | Do Corporations Feel Empathy?
What Makes a ‘Great Man?’ © 2017 Vernon Miles Kerr You Too, Can Be a Great Man My memories of the curriculum in the California Public School System during the very early 1950s include a grade-level-spanning—almost obsessive—focus on creating “Great Men” (or Great Women.) It seems like this obsession trickled into every subject: In “Social… Read More Rhetoric | What Makes a ‘Great Man?’
….the most heinous act ever perpetrated in the name of America: the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, and three days later, Nagasaki, Japan… … Read More Rhetoric | A Day That Will (Really) Live in Infamy