Category Archives: History

The study of past events, particularly in human affair and in attempt to consider the past as a whole, understanding it in linear steps.

ANZAC Day: “Lest We Forget”

“Lest We Forget.”  Those three words encompass the spirit of ANZAC day and conjure up pictures of heroism and valour in my mind.  Images of young Australian men, dressed in army issue fatigues with rifles raised and firing, on a beach on the other side of the world.  Away from family and the ones they … Continue reading ANZAC Day: “Lest We Forget”

Tackling David Hume’s Is–ought Problem

David Hume’s Is-ought problem is often brought forth by William Lane Craig, and other theists when debating atheists. Sam Harris introduced morality back into the spectrum of conversation concerning science and morality.  For centuries philosophers and scientists gave this ground to theists, standing by the premise that science can teach us how to obtain what … Continue reading Tackling David Hume’s Is–ought Problem

A Tribute To Jonas Salk

In the year 1952 there were 58,000 cases polio diagnosed in the US alone.  This was the worst epidemic of polio in the nation’s history, and as a result 3,145 people died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis. The disease plagued the world, striking fear into the hearts of millions whenever an epidemic … Continue reading A Tribute To Jonas Salk

The War On Drugs: Tragic, Corrupt, And Time For It To Be Over

We’re not losing the War on Drugs, we’re perpetrating it against our own people and those of other countries, in South America and around the globe.  It’s not just a dismal failure, it’s a cash cow for big pharmaceutical companies, gun manufacturers, tobacco and alcohol sales, and the prison industrial complex. We privatize prisons that make more money … Continue reading The War On Drugs: Tragic, Corrupt, And Time For It To Be Over

Conspiracy Theorists: Paranoid Delusional, Or Logical and Reasonable?

Are conspiracies real?  Well, yes. Of course, have you never conspired, or born witness to a conspiracy?  I see a lot of memes and hear a lot of talk, on social, conventional and independent media sources, so I decided to write about it.  But not to tackle any one conspiracy, for there’s literally countless conspiracies … Continue reading Conspiracy Theorists: Paranoid Delusional, Or Logical and Reasonable?