“Quizzically, there are well-meaning conservatives who believe they support a purely economically-conservative model of governance. These people have been deceived. Conservatism, deep down, has nothing to do with economics.”… Read More #FirstCuppaJoe | Conservatism’s Secret Source
We Americans love a “rags-to-riches” story, maybe because it enforces our national myths about America as being, “The Land of Opportunity.” … Read More Life | American Heroes in the Poker Game of Life
“So, if there is no longer a past, and In a fraction of a second this present won’t exist, and if there is no future, so what? How does that knowledge help to improve the human condition? “… Read More Philosophy | And, More Time
What is #culture? What does it mean when people say, “I have to honor my culture?” What are they “honoring”?
Culture can be so many things to so many people…… Read More #FirstCuppaJoe | What is Culture?
“In this real world, there’s a curious irony in the juxtaposition of the blind, lockstep loyalty to one’s political party or religion, and the current worshipping of the “Individual” and the individual’s vehemently-defended right to make up his or her own rules of morality, and conduct toward fellow human beings.”… Read More #FirstCuppaJoe | The Games People Play