Scary lessons for America from pre-revolutionary France.

Summary: Today we look at 18thC France, and speculate about our future. They too had their 1%, hungry for wealth and power. In a time of troubles, they refused to compromise and so plunged France into a long bloody transition to a new regime. Our situation is very different, but there are a few ominous similarities.  … Continue reading Scary lessons for America from pre-revolutionary France.

Let’s look at ourselves in the mirror created by the conflict with Iran

Summary:  Knowledge is power, including knowledge about ourselves.  One way to gain it is by looking at ourselves, what our leaders say, as others do -- foreigners in our world, and the foreigners that will be our descendents.  Here will look at some statements about Iran, and some perspectives provided by fiction.  This is chapter … Continue reading Let’s look at ourselves in the mirror created by the conflict with Iran