Our Friends Made Us Do It

I have been thinking about how our culture works right now.  With social media, people are attaining power and money over us by making us angry. That anger divides us. Making people angry simply works for people and organizations that don’t want us to think reasonably. Facebook makes money and political groups fire up their … Continue reading Our Friends Made Us Do It

Vaccinations are like Motorcycle Parking

Doesn’t this go on a lot? By all of us and on many things. But as an example, so many people got angry over the quarantine. Like me, they are angry and did not bother getting the facts. There is the other issue of the concerted effort of people to disparage the experts and fire people up. But for too many things, we see something, and it seems wrong to us. But we never search out information. We never assume that people or organizations have a good reason for their actions (I actually wrote a funny novel on how they don’t).

Rhetoric Sways Conservatives

People that are so affected by the words communism, Marxism need to look how they are swayed.  How rhetoric is meant to trigger something and how well it works.  Both sides need to do it. However, I think that beginning with the tea party, these lines of "don't trust media or politicians,"  gives this feeling … Continue reading Rhetoric Sways Conservatives

Last Hurrah of America First

When the Trump presidency ends, we will need to come together. There needs to be some give and take. Some concessions. The republicans can put candidates out there that is pro-life. The democrats will  not get enraged as long as the judges appointed are dedicated to the rule of law. A republican president can work … Continue reading Last Hurrah of America First