Temujin Teaches 21st Century Diplomacy

A long time ago, on a continent some drive from here, there lived a guy with a bad mustache and a great mind for international relations.  He also had some fairly forward thinking ideas on resource management.  One of his better ones, to his mind, was the idea that since he needed more space to… Continue reading Temujin Teaches 21st Century Diplomacy

They’re just thinking of the children…

http://news.msn.com/us/in-calif-district-students-facebook-posts-are-closely-watched What’s the best way to trial a service designed to monitor what people are saying and thinking outside of a particular environment?  Why, disguise it as a means to protect children, of course! The firm referenced in the article is providing a valuable service by snooping on what America’s children are writing and saying… Continue reading They’re just thinking of the children…

When something isn’t about me.

This site isn’t for other people, it’s about me interacting with myself.  It’s a way to set down things that need to get out of my head.  Journaling, having a diary, decades of therapy.  Whatever you want to call it, I think it both healthy and necessary to be able to express yourself in writing.… Continue reading When something isn’t about me.

For good men to do nothing…

Yesterday’s post was partly influenced by my thoughts and impressions on this article.  Now, quite honestly, I see this mostly as a publicity stunt and an excuse to take things offline, but if taken at face value, as so many things often are, what you have left is this.  Bad things are happening, so I’m… Continue reading For good men to do nothing…