“I love being pulled very backward in life so I can be launched further!” said no one. Absolutely no one. So we’re not going to talk about that today. We’ve all heard that the more backward you pull a stone in a catapult, the further it goes when it’s released. I think we can agree … Continue reading A Note on Acceleration
Money is amoral, and all that means is that money is neither good nor bad. It’s the possessor of money who has a moral position and therefore, his/her morality affects how money is used. Money doesn’t have an independent nature: it simply behaves likes its owner. How many times do we hear people say “Money … Continue reading Money and Morality
I was born into a society where no one ever died from natural causes; they had to have been killed by someone else. A 170-year old could die and those left to mourn would be looking for people to accuse of killing the deceased, often through witchcraft. It had to be someone from the village … Continue reading A Culture of Accusation?
You know how you read some passages and you know exactly who the villains are: your unkind landlord, your inconsiderate professor, your overbearing boss, the petty traders in the market who are always trying to cheat you out of your last penny, the politicians with their highly embellished words and no corresponding action, you name it! You … Continue reading Foolishness and Other Vices