Pyramids, prior civilizations, and the possibility that life was reseeded from an “ark” in orbit, after some predicted catastrophe wiped out the planet. A short outline of a history we were most definitely not taught in school, making the case that there was at least one advanced civilization that preceded ours.
Words of wisdom for writers.
A collection of one-liners and quotable sayings.
These are sayings I’ve either come up with or encountered over the years. If the saying came from someone else, it’s either attributed to the author or to “anonymous”. If it’s unattributed, it came from me.
Four ways to make the world a better place through the astute use of computer software.
Earthquake prevention is obviously impossible. Meanwhile, earthquake detection and “early warning” systems are minimal, at best. But perhaps the best solution is proactive — to promote earthquakes. Because lots of small earthquakes are a million times better than one big one.
At last, at last, the concept of “creativity” makes sense. Although still somewhat mysterious, it is an understandable, usable, even “drivable” process.
Despite their laudable their goals, carpool lanes must be recognized as a failure, and other options considered.
Despite it’s many advantages, a strong system of justice is necessary to make capitalism work. The underlying principles of that system are critical to making it function effectively. This article examines the principles that must lie at the heart of the judicial system, so that capitalism serves humanity, rather than enslaving it.
The legal system may be just to the ticket to begin the process of restoring an ethical balance between corporate profit and public health.
Mass transit systems have the capacity to reduce traffic, gasoline consumption, and pollution. All of these are laudable goals. But the design of our systems is essentially unchanged from what it was 100 years ago. We can do a much better job. This essay shows how.