The Beast

Of course, there is the question of what will happen when the non-debt based forms of money, which are popping up everywhere in these virtual currencies, begin to take over. Yes, they will take over. In the same way that no one could have imagined that Sears would be in the position it is today … Continue reading

Atomic Theory Maintenance

The things I’ve been saying concerning how the universe was made and how it functions have come a long way in the last couple of years. As my thoughts evolved I always wanted some kind of trail to exist over which curious people could see how I got there. Looking at it, though, I could … Continue reading

Self-Sufficiency and the Individual: Where is This All Leading?

I posted this as my namesake, evilgenius, over at peakoil.com; Look, there are two approaches taken in describing how The Civil War came about in the US. The dominant one today is slavery. The other one concerns Confederate ideals. The Republican Party is rife with Confederate ideals. It isn’t necessarily racist. Take a look at … Continue reading

Your Sins are Forgiven

When I was going to the park today I chanced by the local video store. Yes, we still have one of those in my neighborhood. The front of the place is covered in movie adverts and other kinds of posters for upcoming concerts and events. There was also a marriage notice, for the gay owners … Continue reading

Conspiracy Everywhere

I like to read the comments posted after articles. Often, this tells me as much about the subject as anything the author might have said. This is especially so when articles are the equivalent of column fill. Sadly, this is increasingly the state of modern journalism in the face of the declining standards that poorer … Continue reading

Right-of-Way: the Grand Compromise Necessary in Western Thought

Jesus said, “He who is greatest among you must be servant of all.” Did he really mean what you think he meant? When I was a kid I used to watch Star Trek like some people would go to church. I would hurry home after school to make sure I caught that afternoon’s episode. I … Continue reading

What is Freedom?

I’m writing this in the aftermath of the vote in the UK to exit the European Union. This isn’t the only political act of separation that stirs the world these days. There are plenty of more minor examples of various regions in the world that all want some level of autonomy that rings better for … Continue reading

EU Migrant Crisis

I posted this on peakoil.com today, 3/3/16. It pertains to a lot of things I have been thinking about lately. It’s not intended to take a strong stand one way or the other on immigration in Europe, but to elucidate a point about it that seems lost in the furor. There is a lot that … Continue reading

The Sham That is Donald Trump

I posted this on another site, PeakOil.com, today, under my moniker there, evilgenius. It pretty much expressed how I felt after listening to Donald Trump talk about building his wall. God, this whole Trump thing is interesting. I was listening to him talk on the radio the other day. He was going on about how … Continue reading