Category Archives: Modern life and society

Some thoughts on my early experience with computers

Here is an observation of mine: A long time ago I had a TRS-80 personal computer.  I think we bought it from Radio Shack.  I can’t remember when we got it.  My guess is 1980 but it could of been … Continue reading

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More thoughts on the “female-as-victim” – revealing aspects of the mother instinct

Here are some thoughts I had (these involve subjects and themes I’ve mentioned before but with some new observations): There is something which I call the “female-as-victim”, which I’ve spoken of in a number of other articles.  This is something … Continue reading

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Various thoughts on the “Victorian” era – “modernism”, apprehension, war, mass communication, and conflict of ideas

Here are some thoughts I had: THE “VICTORIAN” ERA I tend to view that we are still in the “Victorian” era.  Perhaps the term “Victorian” isn’t the best word but I continue to use it as it makes it clear … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “realism versus idealism dispute”

Recently, I was in a conversation and said some interesting things.  I don’t know if its true or not but here’s the thought: It seems, to me, that the U.S. is going through something like a “social dispute”.  Basically, there has developed … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the dilemma of interpretation

Here’s a thought I had: It seems, to me, that there is increasingly becoming problems of interpretation of things.  By “interpretation” I refer to giving an explanation or meaning to things and events.  In other words, interpretation is the “making … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “media situation” and its effects

Here’s a thought I had: After looking at American history for many years I cannot help but think that one thing it reveals is how the media creates an inability to resolve issues.  To put it another way, the nature of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “hate myth” and the forgotten importance of threat

Here’s a thought I had: THE “HATE MYTH” I have always felt that hatred is used as an explanation for far too many things. Its almost like hatred has become an overly simple “blame-all” of problems between people.  To me, … Continue reading

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