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Thoughts on how the 21st century is a reaction to the 20th century – the ongoing effects of the “dramatic century”, with remarks about “historical disruption”

In a recent conversation I said: “A distinguishing trait of the 21st century is that it is primarily a reaction to the 20th century” In many ways, the 21st century is an era which is trying to “come to terms” … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement, “You expect me to believe that?” – describing the twenty first century

Here’s a thought I had: I am a great critic of American society and have often been in arguments with people about it.  I first began to criticize American society in the 1990’s primarily because it needed it.  But, twenty … Continue reading

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Thoughts about “living in the shadow” and its effects

Here’s a thought I had: There are, oftentimes, big events in history events that make an incredible impact.  Some are incredibly large and have great influence.  Sometimes, they are so big that it dictates the era that follows it.  I call this … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “beating a dead horse era” and “sawdust knowledge” – some of the effects of exploiting things to death

In a recent conversation I said something interesting (I’m not sure what to make of it though): We were talking about people inventing things.  I made the remark that just about every conceivable invention has already been thought up.  In … 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 my statement: “The modern world is doomed to fail”

Many times I have said this statement: “The modern world is doomed to fail.” In other words, I tend to view the modern world as something which is temporary and which will eventually, and inevitably, fail.  How could the modern world possibly … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the unique association between the White Male and the modern world, as well as some of its effects

Here are some thoughts I had based on some observations I have made recently.  Some of these thoughts I have mentioned before in articles such as “Thoughts on the “male panic”” and “Thoughts on the ‘WAM envy’ – a success story turned bad“. I … Continue reading

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