Tag Archives: confucius

The Gap Between the Rich and the Poor.

Dear Friends, It seems to me, what causes societal disruption is not the wealth gap, but that some are more equal than others. Over and over I hear, the problem with America is the gap between the rich and the … Continue reading

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Justice, Honor and Arbitrary Rule.

Dear Friends, It seems to me, the mask has come off, we in the US now officially live under arbitrary rule and our leaders have no honor whatsoever. The fact Hillary Clinton has not, and will not be indicted for … Continue reading

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The US, the Modern Surveillance State…

Dear Friends, It seems to me, the surveillance that the US now does, would make the Stazi blush and the Gestapo swoon. Revelations by Edward Snowden about the NSA spying programs on American citizens, was as shocking as it was … Continue reading

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Human Heartedness

Dear Friends, It seems to me, the Confucian ideal of Human Heartedness, is one we all should emulate. It has been translated into many English words and phrases, but I prefer human heartedness, because it sums up most all of … Continue reading

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Anti Corruption Laws

Dear Friends,   It seems to me, anti corruption laws are only as good as their enforcement, and if the same corrupt politicians enforce those anti corruption laws on themselves, those laws are as good as worthless. If self policing … Continue reading

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Our Catch Me if You Can Form of Governance

  Dear Friends,   It seems to me, no law that is enforced on the people, when broken, has the negative effect on our society, culture, economy and good government, than when our lawmakers violate Our Constitution and their own … Continue reading

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Standards Based Society Versus Regulated Society

Dear Friends,   It seems to me, standards are better for humanity than regulation, but regulation is better for the elite. Standards encourage commerce while regulations are, by design, intended to give some politically favored group, privilege. Standards drive people … Continue reading

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The Slippery Slope of Utilitarianism

  Dear Friends,   It seems to me, the philosophy of utilitarianism is a slippery slope. Many well intentioned people have espoused the utilitarian philosophy with tragic results. Utilitarianism, like Bentham and John Stuart Mill’s seem to have an empirical … Continue reading

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Fight the power… by being the power that will be!

Dear Friends, It seems to me, if we truly want to change the World for the better, we must exhibit the change we want to see. Most of us would like the World to be a better place, but we … Continue reading

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The Thirst for Logic and for Gold

Dear Friends, It seems to me, I may not be able to convince a thirsty man to take a drink of water, but I can at least have water available for him… if he comes to his senses. Those who … Continue reading

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