Why Politicians Don’t Care About You

I could end this article by stating that politicians only care about their future—as politicians. In no realm is there so much competition as in politics. Even in typical sports, in which even the land of Lagom fights for supremacy in normal football, or in hockey—the country of Sweden—competitors have a modicum of honor. Politics […]

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Why Flat-Earthers, Creationists, and Global Warming Skeptics are Healthy to Society

Imagine if, from the time of Galileo and farther back, no one had ever questioned Creationism—the idea that a supernatural entity created the universe and everything in it in one “poof,” where nothingness disappeared and gave rise to everything tactile. Creationism skepticism—or, at that time, skepticism of Judeo-Christian-Bible-based Church doctrine—was important to arrive to our […]

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Trump: Will He End in Fire or in Ice?

Donald Trump walked onto the stage for the first time like a suit-and-tie bull in a china shop. If there is anything in particular his horns aimed at was everything, from trade deals to tariffs, to bad, bad Ford, China, ISIL, Muslims, and Mexicans. He brought with him the aura of a self-assertive bully, of the one who would change things, of […]

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