Finding insights in the seas of information & misinformation

Summary: We have magnitudes greater access to information and analysis than any previous generation. Yet a look at the comments section of any website quickly shows that the information highway runs in vain. A reader asks how can we do better? "Nietzsche said the newspaper had replaced the prayer in the life of the modern … Continue reading Finding insights in the seas of information & misinformation

A slow-learning America cannot be a free America

Summary: Sometimes you find an insight that changes the way you see the world. Our ruling elites made such a discovery sometime after WW2, that they've used since -- slowly probing its limits, which they have not yet found. I found it, and and as a result see the news differently. Today I attempt (again) … Continue reading A slow-learning America cannot be a free America

The achilles heel of both political parties, waiting to be exploited by reformers

Summary: The two parties in America stand as invincible barriers to political reform. They own the high ground; they control all the gates. No set of attractive policies will overcome them. Yet they have points of vulnerability exploitable by determined reformers who seek not just better doctrine but also organizational superiority. We can defeat giants, … Continue reading The achilles heel of both political parties, waiting to be exploited by reformers