Why humanity has not gone to space, and why we will.

Space Dreams

Summary: On 20 July 1969 Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed the Eagle on the moon's Sea of Tranquility and Armstrong took his giant leap for humanity. Now 45 years later we can cooly evaluate the Apollo program. What went wrong? What is the future of humanity in space? "Given time, a desire, considerable innovation, and … Continue reading Why humanity has not gone to space, and why we will.

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The danger facing America, the names of the guilty, and our best hope for reform

Roman Senate

Summary: Let's cut through the doomster hysteria about Trump and the hopeful proposals for magic institutional changes. Let's name the names of the people responsible for America's perilous condition and discuss how to reform the Republic. "It has been frequently remarked, that it seems to have been reserved to the people of this country to … Continue reading The danger facing America, the names of the guilty, and our best hope for reform

Martin van Creveld explains why the Middle East is a disaster area

Gaza strip

Summary: The Middle East has become a focus of the world's conflicts. Martin van Creveld explains what's made the Middle East the disaster area it is, and looks at it likely future. The course of world history might be determined by the decisions of its people. "The Middle East disaster area" By Martin van Creveld. … Continue reading Martin van Creveld explains why the Middle East is a disaster area