How To Vote Intelligently

Some people say that people vote their own interests. This is the great ignorance. This creates a mob-rule mentality and factionalism, which the founders of our country warned against. Instead of voting our individual interests, like selfish children, we must vote for...

You Are Smart But Not Wise

We live in an age of unparalleled accumulation of knowledge. It is a disastrous mistake to think that our accumulation of knowledge and facts makes us truly smarter. History is replete with examples of very learned and educated people making very bad mistakes –...

Coincidence or Design?

The Planet Earth is an incredibly improbable “coincidence”, assuming you believe in such things. The more that we learn about the universe and life, the more we learn how we are a statistical near-impossibility. There are a growing number of people in...

Why Socialism Fails

Socialism fails because it fundamentally misunderstands human nature. Humans, as a rule, will be more productive and creative the more than they have to gain or lose individuals . Call it greed/fear or positive/negative motivation or whatever you like. When outcomes...