Category Archives: america

Stop Trying to Have a Perfect Christmas

The way we celebrate Christmas reveals a great deal about us. Our society is celebrating in a huge way and we get swept along with the hysteria.  Somewhere along the way, we realize the radical commercial nature of what is going on … Continue reading

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Jack Bauer Ethics

In honor of the reboot of the TV show 24, here are some thoughts I had regarding its original protagonists Jack Bauer. To be honest, I was never a huge 24 fan.  The first time I saw it, I loved … Continue reading

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MLK vs Gandhi: The Path of Bonhoeffer

Martin Luther King, Jr and Mahatma Gandhi stand as shining examples of the power of non-violent resistance  to overcome profound injustice.  The similarities in method between the two have oft been noted, as has the one’s (Gandhi) influence on the … Continue reading

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10 Commandments of the Internet Hobo

I love and frequent establishment with free wi-fi.  I can transform just about any place into an office in no time flat.  Starbucks, Barnes &Noble, or Panera may be the cliché paradigms for this, but there are other establishments with … Continue reading

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