Culture & Social Issues

It’s Your Fault

In light of the brutal loss of life at the Russia school hostage situation (many children were shot in the back as they fled), I was reminded of an article several years ago by Paul Hollander titled The “Banality of Evil” and The Political Culture of Hatred in FrontPageMag.com where he discussed the shift from…

Geeks

Do you know a geek? Are you yourself a geek? The common image of geeks is of an intelligent and technically competent, though socially backward, often serious backward, individual. I been thinking about geeks and I think I have hit upon the source of the geek problem. Since I am somewhat a geek (really a…

Weekends

It is Sunday evening and the weekend is almost over. That has gotten me to thinking about the importance that we all seem to attach to this weekly time off from work. Our culture appears to see weekends as the modern reward for making it to Friday, at least if you view the workweek as…