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  • January 30, 2020

    Utopian Horror

    http://georgeleecunningham.com/utopian-horror/Skeptic magazine publisher Michael Shermer on why trying to achieve Utopia always ends in murders, pogroms, genocides, ethnic cleansings, revolutions, civil wars and state-sponsored conflicts. A better idea – Protopia – incremental progress in steps toward improvement, not perfection. Read More HERE.

  • January 29, 2020

    Elegy for Cash

    I love cash. I like having money in my pocket and spending it however I want. It’s nobody else’s business what I decide to buy. But, I’m a dying breed and so is cash. Your purchases and your life choices may soon be accessible to either the government or some large private company. Read More HERE.

  • The Crazy Box

    British author Jon Ronson explores the world of mental illness in this funny, but sad, TED talk. The more we define people as victims of various mental disorders, the more apt we become to shove folks into a predetermined box. See video of his talk HERE.

  • December 24, 2019

    BEST DECADE EVER

    Forget all the doomsday news you keep reading in newspapers and seeing on TV. The last 10 years decade has been the best decade in human history. British writer Matt Ridley says fewer people are going hungry, people are polluting less, using less energy, living longer, and getting healthier. Forested areas are beginning to expand, especially in developed countries, and once endangered species are making a comeback. It’s all good news, if it’s true. Read More HERE.

  • December 23, 2019

    2020 VISION

    2020 VISION is a book of 12-poems – one for each month of the year – by George Lee Cunningham. The poems are about the joy of life, the state of the world, getting older, and coming to terms with your own humanity. You can get a PDF copy of the poems by clicking HERE.