Category: "Technology vs. Humans"

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 »

Who is to Blame?

November 14th, 2014
Have you ever cursed the open overhead cabinet door for coming in contact with your head? It's funny how angry we can get at an inanimate object. The spilled milk, the locked door, the leaking roof. We ignore the fact that the object in question is… more »

Behind the Wheel

May 15th, 2014
We all want a good life. Yet, for many of us, our desire for happiness and satisfaction is met with anger and frustration. After a short errand this morning--a four-mile drive during rush hour--I wondered how good it would be if we all got out of our… more »