It’s the Public, Stupid: Why You Can’t Trust People

Barney Trimble: “People like Coldplay and voted for the Nazis. You can’t trust people Jeremy.” So sayeth Simon “Super” Hans and, I’m willing to wager, every one of your friends who have seen Peep Show. Its popularity is not surprising, because it’s an amusing quote that can find itself into a great deal of conversations….

Thoughts on Civic Duty in the Modern Era

In a remarkable letter now known as “An Indian Father’s Plea”, Medicine Grizzlybear Lake, a university professor and Native American tribal chief, appealed to his son Wind-Wolf’s schoolteacher to offer a greater degree of understanding and consideration for the child’s Indian heritage. A major point of the letter is that it is wrong to assume…