Monthly Archives: March 2016

Thoughts on my statement “We are no longer in the era where ideas matter” with remarks about Christianity, creativity, originality, and systemism

Recently, I said something interesting.  I said: “We are no longer in the era where ideas matter.” In Western history there was a period of time when ideas mattered:  the Protestant Reformation (1500’s) to the end of the cold war (about 1990).  During this … Continue reading

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More thoughts on the problems of imitation: the ‘imitation suffocation’, ‘out-imitation’, and being genuine

Here’s a thought I had: Recently, I have spoken a lot about what I call ‘imitation suffocation’.  This comes as a result of observing the prevalence of imitation, nowadays, and its effects.  I often speak of these times as the … Continue reading

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Some thoughts after watching the show “Car wash” – the 70’s from a kids point of view, with remarks about the cold war, American fear, and other stuff

Some time ago I watched the 1976 show called “Car wash”.  I recall seeing it when it came out.  For some reason I’ve always like this show.  As I sat and reflected on it some interesting things came out: A … Continue reading

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Thoughts on ‘democratically justified bias’

Here’s a thought I had: To me, the U.S. is very biased.  This bias, though, is of a particular and unique form which, I don’t think, exists anywhere else (though western Europe has similar qualities).  As far as I’m concerned it … Continue reading

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