Category Archives: The U.S. and American society

Thoughts on some effects caused by democracy – the illusions and problems caused by having no one in charge, with remarks about the “leader”

I started this some time ago.  I think its still relevant to record: I’ve always said that the fact that there is no one in charge, or no “leader”, in democracy creates many illusions and many problems, such as: Since … Continue reading

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Thoughts on an aspect of parenting – the growing dependency on the “social parent”

Here’s a thought I had: I should first point out that this article involves parenting and that I am not a parent. I certainly would not describe myself as all that knowledgeable about parenting.  But this puts me in a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how the idea of the “modern” is out-of-date – aspects of the “modern” era and the post “modern” era

I wrote most of this some time ago.  It still seems relevant enough to record: The other day I heard someone speak of how certain customs or ways were out-of-date, and not “modern”, and, because of this, they should be … Continue reading

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I do not believe the Constitution says . . .

I wrote most of this some time ago.  It still seems relevant: Recently, I have greatly emphasized the importance of what I often call the “cold war interpretation of the Constitution” (see my articles:  Thoughts on the cold war interpretation of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the worship of the youth after the cold war ended, its effects on them, and on how its become an abuse – revealing a problem with the post hippie generations

Here’s a thought I had: Since the cold war ended, in about 1990, I’ve noticed a weird worship of the youth in the U.S.  I first noticed this in the early 1990’s.  I noticed that the kids all now had to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘rights pit’ – using the principle of rights, politics, and the law, for personal problems

I found this article, most of which I wrote a long time ago, and which is rather interesting.  At first I wondered about it but I can see that there is a truth in it.  What its basically saying is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement: “I’d rather have a government that listens than a vote”

I started this article a long time ago which has an interesting thought- Recently, I made this statement: “I’d rather have a government that listens than a vote.” Personally, I’ve never felt voting was that big of a deal.  A … Continue reading

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