The political scene with its surrounding discourse, debate and accompanying scheming, charades, and false characterizations and representations provide a perfect arena for human nature to hone and to extrude one of its prime characteristics-one of the things it's best at: blaming someone else... Life, for almost all of us, is tough, and then we die. … Continue reading THE PERFECT WORLD
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Some people believe that there's a "global consciousness". Humanity, they think, is all coming together in one giant Mind of peace, love and harmony. Well, if you want a glimpse of it, spend fifteen minutes within the swirling cesspool of human thought known as "Facebook"...
History consists of a long series of attempts to achieve what seemed to someone's imagination and plans to be a "better world", but which often involved revolution, war and mayhem... Mankind never actually succeeds in achieving perpetual happiness for anyone, let alone everyone. But with human nature being as it is, many people are certain … Continue reading THE ROUGH ROAD TO UTOPIA
Perhaps I should re-name this series "How to be Hugely Successful and Have a Fun-Filled Life", or "How to Impress All Your New Boyfriends": I think my view count would soar. Apologies to those who've responded to the "How to Be Hugely Successful" tag. But then, avoiding trouble can lead to success, can it not? It seems … Continue reading WHY DO WE SUFFER? Part 3: HUMAN NATURE
I once was involved as a musician in a professional tour of a popular rock musical. It was based on gospel parables, complete with performers representing Jesus and his disciples. The Jesus of the musical was a hippy-like guru with a band of admirers. He wasn’t the Son of God, and he didn’t die for … Continue reading BEAUTIFUL CITY: WHERE IS IT?