Empowered individuals — and super-empowered ones!

Summary:  Super-empowered individuals are a cutting-edge debate in some circles. But individuals are always powerful, able to shape their human and physical terrain -- alter history. If there are such a thing, the big question is if they are good development -- or bad? Following Godwin's Law, this ends with a discussion of Nazi's and Hitler. … Continue reading Empowered individuals — and super-empowered ones!

Lessons Learned from the American Expedition to Iraq

The mainstream media remains focused on assigning blame for the war, with occasional reports on current events and discussions of exit strategies.  Let's attempt to see the bigger picture. Defeat seems the appropriate description for the American expedition to Iraq. Consider the cost!  Hundreds of billions of dollars spent, all in effect borrowed from Asia.  … Continue reading Lessons Learned from the American Expedition to Iraq