Alexis De Tocqueville This was meant to be written last week but I got interrupted by stuttering over the wonderful snow. On January 13th David Brooks wrote a column in the NYT entitled, “America is … [Read more...]
A Serious Delusion
There is no way to break this to you gently. Our country is sick with individualism. A little bit doesn’t cause a problem but when it becomes predominant, militant even, then it is a mental illness. … [Read more...]
Sitting in the dentist’s chair getting a root canal, my mind wandered into thoughtwalls. That is what I call it when push and shove as we might, our thoughts cannot move any deeper into an idea – when … [Read more...]
What do you do when you meet a giant?
One generation grew up believing in the Lone Ranger and that one person could change the world, while a newer generation grew up knowing that a couple of people could blow up the center of American … [Read more...]