Sandra Bland, #BernieSoBlack, Police Reform, and My Letter to the Sanders’ Campaign

UPDATE: The Sanders’ Campaign responded and are currently looking into legislation to introduce to Congress in regards to police reform. While I applaud Mr. Sanders’ response to the #BernieSoBlack backlash, inevitably it will be attacked as clear political pandering. The media and the political establishment in this country can’t fathom the idea of someone like […]

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Freedom

True freedom doesn’t exist in a civilized world. Yet we covet the concept of freedom like children covet ice cream. We are a species of delusion. Reality is far too complex for our puny human minds to comprehend, so we shape it to be tolerable. But man, is the idea of total freedom exhilarating. It is […]

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On Modern Times

Sometimes I feel like the world is a broken record. It never seems to change. The patterns persist, and I spend far too much time caught up in the net. But this year (2015) there is a feeling that has fallen over the Earth like dry heat. At first, it’s comfortable—perfect even—but soon you feel […]

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Vertical Farming: A Solution to the Future (Chap. 42 in Life On a Treadmill)

In one hundred years, from 1900 to 2000, the global population grew from 1.5 billion to 6 billion, a 4.5 billion person increase. By 2050 the global population is expected to reach between 9 and 10 billion. The causes of such massive population growth are the result of advances in healthcare technology, lower mortality rates, […]

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