Category Archives: Bit of a Rant

I’ve realized that I’m for citizens united

The notion, on it’s face, that a corporation deserves civil rights like a person is pretty laughable. Corporations are synthetic people, constructed to free individual people from the liability of entrusting others to act on their behalf or acting on … Continue reading

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Middlemen

So there was a storm in North Carolina a few years ago, a hurricane, it ripped through the Raleigh area. Oak trees were felled by the time the storm passed through Raleigh was like a big bowl of oak spaghetti … Continue reading

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Why we need to teach logic in the public schools.

If you look around you will surely find someone making a really bad argument. There are industries that stand as little more than a totem to fallacious reasoning, there are politicians who will insist that they are right and drag … Continue reading

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Creationism is definitional arrogance

I know it’s bad form to start an essay with a definition but I’m trying to keep this short so here we go; from Merriam-Websters Definition of ARROGANCE: an attitude of superiority manifested in an overbearing manner or in presumptuous … Continue reading

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Externalized costs

Assume there is a resource pool, it can be fixed or it can be growing, but we can all see that pool of resources as being legitimately used by a firm in order to generate revenue. If nothing used the … Continue reading

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