Intellectual piece-work

March 31, 2010

Online classes create intellectual piece-work.



March 30, 2010

Get rid of that, and things might be OK.

People talk about getting rid of poverty, but that mostly enriches the people who are in charge of getting rid of poverty. Get rid of wealth, and poverty disappears of its own accord.

You heard it here first.

Wealth is the problem.

There is(are) no United States

March 20, 2010

The United States are/is a fiction people have largely stopped believing in. Even if you had the best of intentions, you couldn’t set up a democracy (or a meaningfully representative democracy) of 300 million people. The contradictions are apparent to everyone. What to do about it? I don’t think anyone knows.

Random Acts of One of a Kindness

March 20, 2010

I’ve got a lot of questions I don’t know how to answer, and a few insights that raise a lot more questions. So, I set up this blog as a kind of storage space for them, and to open the possibility that someone might have relevant information, or benefit from the odd insight.

Hello world!

March 20, 2010

Welcome to This is your first post. Edit or delete it and start blogging!