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A Sideways Glare at Contemporary Society

I’m An Optimist (2018)

I’m an optimist.  I don’t believe life is “short, brutish and cruel” or whatever the hell Thomas Hobbes was going on about.  First of all, life is not short: it’s … Continue reading

August 14, 2018 · 5 Comments

2018 — You’re Goin’ Be A Good Year!

OMG! I’m old enough to remember when 2001 was science fiction, so 2018 is beginning to stretch the limits of my imagination.  When I was a kid, 2018, if it … Continue reading

January 2, 2018 · 9 Comments

History Hates Pessimists

One of the problems optimists have these days is telling their story without sounding like somebody’s half-witted grandfather.  Cynicism is de rigueur in the 21st century, and anything less than … Continue reading

June 11, 2012 · 5 Comments
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