How officers adapt to life in the Pentagon: they choose the blue pill.

Choose wisely, the red pill or the blue pill.

Summary: Our military is the sword of America. As described in the other posts in this series, years of corrosion have taken their toll on the institution at its center -- the Pentagon. Amazingly, most Americans remain unaware of this decay. Here's some eyewitness testimony, and a link to one of the best books describing … Continue reading How officers adapt to life in the Pentagon: they choose the blue pill.

Lessons from the New Eden galaxy about reforming America

EVE Online

Summary: Where are the people who could reform America?  Many of them are playing massive multiplayer online role playing games (MMORPGs) such as Eve Online, the 21st centuries opium of the masses. How can we recruit them to a greater project, reforming America? This is part one; part two asks Is America experiencing a failure … Continue reading Lessons from the New Eden galaxy about reforming America