It would seem that people are often challenged to understand events much beyond their own personal experience or lifespan. Events that occurred prior to one’s own birth are often relegated to that nebulous dumping ground of ideas called history while that which we personally experience or observe is considered absolute. Such a perspective myopia is not without … More The “Godification” of government – and other floating baselines.
It would be hard to argue that America is NOT the undisputed leader in passion for owning firearms. This passion is reflected by the fact that America has the highest gun ownership of any country with 89 guns for every 100 citizens. Contrast this figure with Russia having nine guns per 100 citizens and Pakistan’s … More The four reasons for America’s gun mania