Tag: "technology"

Would the Real Terrorist Please Step Forward?

January 15th, 2016
With the world under attack as it has been, we're rightly worried about stopping the terrorists. We may have different opinions on how to do that, but we're unified in that they must be stopped. Dissent comes when we start talking about a craftier… more »

Lost Without Recollection

April 17th, 2015
Here comes another attack on technology. I can't help myself; things have gotten absurd. It's not that the tool isn't good. For the right application, it can be very useful. However, like buying a field mower to maintain a center-city plot of grass,… more »

Messing with the Time

March 6th, 2015
One great example of man's manipulative ways is standardized time. Timekeeping -- the incremental measurement of the position of the sun -- was created to support bureaucratic, religious, and social activities nearly 6,000 years ago. It partitioned day… more »

Control in the Existence of Life

December 14th, 2012
With my back to the tree, I never sensed the hawk's presence. I could not immediately comprehend the ruckus going on behind me; it sounded as if the flock of robins had begun wrestling over the berries on which they were peacefully feeding. By the time… more »

Exploration 101

November 8th, 2010
With the holiday season approaching, gift buyers are in a quandary once again. What to buy? Like last year, many will probably be getting a Global Positioning System (GPS). Me? I say buy a map instead. First, I must be honest and tell you that I've… more »