Archive for April 2015

Is America Becoming Feminine...?

When I was a kid, President Roosevelt threw out the first baseball in 1932 when it was the “national game”…things have changed….today NFL Football leads the sports pack….why….? many say baseball is too slow …others say too bloodless….enter NFL Football which is neither…but there has been a backlash, often led by concerned mothers…so here’s the... Read more »

America's Newest Cyber Lynch Mobs

America's Newest Cyber Lynch Mobs
In the 1943 film classic, Henry Fonda confronts a lynch mob….it is one of the films preserved in the Library of Congress because it deals with the tragedy possible in Democracy….3000 years ago Aristotle warned that if mishandled, democracy would only substitute tyrant-rule with mob-rule… today we have new, anonymous lynch mobs on Social Media…now... Read more »

Thanks "Mad Men" But You're Not My Heroes

Thanks "Mad Men" But You're Not My Heroes
This buzz about MAD MEN is symptomatic of America’s nostalgia streak… \while we insist we are a Carpe Diem culture, we love to look back…it’s a reassuring way of telling ourselves that we are not alone in this world, but rather a link in the necklace of time…and so the periodic affection for times past... Read more »
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