The City and The Country

The friction in America is not between Republican and Democrat or even liberal and conservative, It's between the city and the country. It's the fact that policy is always going to be driven by the needs of large urban centers since that's where most people live. When Trump talks about making America great again he's … Continue reading The City and The Country


Tyrant Putin, not president.

Putin is a dictator, not a president. Can we please stop calling him that? He was only a president when he was first elected to office. Since then the russian "democracy", with real big air quotes, has been nothing but his personal political playground.Anyone confused by the situation in Ukraine should just find a book … Continue reading Tyrant Putin, not president.


The difference between the artist and their art

Cancel culture has shown more and more that we need to be able to separate the artist from the art. Yes, the artist is part of their art but while they will always own it financially, They don't own it emotionally. Everyone who's ever connected with the character and the story has emotional ownership. Once … Continue reading The difference between the artist and their art

8-year-old boy upends 100 years of science regarding insects and plants

It's amazing to think it took a curious child to discover something all of science had missed. Nature is far more interconnected than we realize. https://www.thebrighterside.news/post/8-year-old-boy-upends-100-years-of-science-regarding-insects-and-plants#amp_tf=From%20%251%24s&aoh=16859619587750&csi=0&referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&ampshare=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thebrighterside.news%2Fpost%2F8-year-old-boy-upends-100-years-of-science-regarding-insects-and-plants

US Military Denies AI Drone Killed Its Operator During Simulation

We have to begin to understand AI from its own perspective not from ours. It's simply an advanced computer program. If it's commanded to do something it's going to do that command. It's not going to consider morality or human life or anything other than fulfilling that command. https://futurism.com/the-byte/military-denies-ai-drone-killed-simulation

US libraries face ‘unprecedented’ efforts to ban books on race and gender themes | US news | The Guardian

Burning and banning are both simply attempts to enforced ignorance. The ignorant don't ask questions. https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/sep/16/us-libraries-book-ban-challenges-race-gender#amp_tf=From%20%251%24s&aoh=16633852115108&csi=0&referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&ampshare=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.theguardian.com%2Fus-news%2F2022%2Fsep%2F16%2Fus-libraries-book-ban-challenges-race-gender

AI artist who won competition says art world is ‘in denial’ about the tech | PC Gamer

The idea that AI art is something to fear is laughable. They give out awards for art but at the end of the day it's based on what a small group viewers think. It's just a different style of art. I have no more fear of AI than I do of any human writer. If … Continue reading AI artist who won competition says art world is ‘in denial’ about the tech | PC Gamer