Category Archives: Oh no. Politics

Oh no, the dreaded political rants

Have You Reached a Verdict?

As I begin to write this, I have just been released from my position as a juror in a Common Pleas case. With all the hoopla about presidential candidates, confederate flags, ISA spying, and police brutality, this chance to look … Continue reading

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Take it Down

Race, as applied to different peoples, is a human abstract construct. There is the biological classification of species, but no such thing as race. As far as humans are concerned, we are a single species, Homo sapiens. Race grows out … Continue reading

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Ferguson Fuse

It is impossible to suggest that the events in Ferguson, Missouri are not racially motivated and instigated. When we learn that a police force has 53 officers, only 3 of which are African American, a red flag should go up. … Continue reading

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A Piece of the Action

Recently I talked about building community among martial artists within a school, though the discussion veered off to a debate between sports related martial artists and science related martial artists, jocks versus a chess club. The real lead became buried. … Continue reading

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Fittest One or Fittest Group

The concept of natural selection is not limited to animal species. It involves any group, from species to sports teams to social-economic groups, societies. More important, it does not refer to the strongest or most fit individuals within any of … Continue reading

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