The Nightmare of Socialism

Imagine a country: a hellscape of equality of opportunity, where every citizen of the greatest country on earth has a shot at their dreams. No, I’m not talking about Luxembourg, the country with the highest life expectancy, a list which: 82 years, a list which the the greatest country on earth doesn’t even make the […]

American Spaghetti

The thing about spaghetti is, that it’s not Italian. It’s completely, unilaterally, and unequivocally American. It’s as american as apple pie, which, incidentally, was invented by the English in 1381 (Eschner 1). The recipe called for figs, raisins, pears, saffron, and apples. The English were healthy once, but now 26.9 percent of them are obese, […]

Are ‘Positive’ people ‘positively stupid’?

Hope is kind of like a snowball. Once you have a ‘positive’ mindset, you tend to continue to do well (or at least think you’re doing well) and you build on that positivity and turn your outlook into more tangible reward. Positive outlook is a statistical indicator of many things people value in life, including […]

What Ever Happened to The Movies?

        The movie business has been in trouble for years now, and although there’s been an uptick in 2018, the long term situation for the film industry looks very grim (Domestic 1). There are a lot of reasons for this decline, but it’s one that should be lamented and mourned, because chances […]