The only reason why divorce is seemingly on a downturn right now is because of the economy. With house sales down and many of them underwater, spouses can’t afford to pull the plug. And, although my personal ptrack record sucks, I happen to think that’s a good thing.
Have you noticed the media complaining that the message of Occupy Wall Street protesters is muddled? That there is no leader? Yet, in spite of their seeming disarray, it is clear the common plaints are job scarcity, the Wall Street bailouts, and the imbalance in pay-scales. Continue reading Prophet. Profit. Homonyms only.
When I taught Anatomy and Physiology, my students were amazed when I told them that we had active infections in our body- colonies of microbes in our gut. And, these colonies truly were responsible for the digestion of most of our foods- and the rendering of many vitamins available for our use.
Did you ever see Minority Report? The wonderful short story by Philip Dick, made into a movie by Steven Spielberg? Where the police arrest people for thinking about perpetrating a crime in the greater DC area? Well, it’s not science fiction any more! Not if you live in Santa Cruz…
We now have seen how Americans with incomes at the top 1% control the wealth of America. We have now seen how the top 1% of the world’s income earner’s do likewise for the world. And, we have seen how it’s just a few companies that control the bulk of the world’s wealth and sales turnover. And, none of these are really the folks that do the bulk of the hiring. Oh, and the middle class is disappearing from the US- which is the source of political stability and one of the prime drivers to turn our economy around. [These posts are here, here, here, here, here, and here.]
It must be my month to have a written discourse of sorts with my friend, Tor Constantino. He wrote earlier this month about our inability to reconcile with the evil in this world. Why would a Supreme Being (SB) allow Evil in the world? I will attempt to answer, while refraining from the theological argument (since I recently tried that, too); however, I should at least explain my starting point(s).
Before I turn this series onto a focus on entrepreneurial ventures, which serve as the primary means the world has to exit the Great Recession, let’s review whether Occupy Wall Street is wrong in their annoyances. Two factors will be examined- people and corporations (you know, those artificial citizens).