Thoughts of a 21st Century Luddite

Thoughts of a 21st Century Luddite

Do Millennials understand that upon graduation from high school or university that getting and holding a job is expected of them, not presented to them because they take in oxygen and ingest food?
Protests in the 21st Century

Protests in the 21st Century

Are there people in our societies that intentionally practice hate and undertake provocative acts just to incite?
Price creep

Price creep – when that “good deal” no longer is

It seems that the days of fixed prices for goods and services are long gone and we are now back in the days of haggling in the bazaar.
Hurricane Irma

When all lives matter

The often called "entitled" and "lazy" generation is actually gutsy and courageous.

The Cuban conundrum

The after-effects of Hurricane Irma and the road to recovery.

The toughest guy in the house

He was smaller than I imagined, and his shoulders were slightly stooped as he sat in the corner with a walker in front of him, yet he was the toughest of tough.

Civility

We seem to be moving ever more rapidly into creating society members who seem to think that it is perfectly understandable that no one should fail, no one should be held responsible for their own self-inflicted shortcomings.
Courtesy Where Art Thou?

Courtesy where art thou?

Where did we lose this standard of behavior and interaction for our politicians and heads of state?
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Sowing the wind

The United States has a new President and possibly the most divisive one since Abraham Lincoln at the outbreak of the Civil War.
The Silver Life - Debates that divide us

Debates that divide us

How did we lose the desire to listen to those in opposition to us and respect their point of view?

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