Monthly Archives: February 2013

The End of Capitalism – David Harvey

A very interesting talk from one of the leading Marxist scholars.  Skip to 8:00 to get past the introduction.

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Incubus – Aqueous Transmission (Live)

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Empathy and Neuroscience – A Must-See Video

Many philosophies ground their arguments on ideas concerning human nature, like capitalist philosophies that argue humans are naturally self-interested, competitive creatures.  In general, I’m hesitant of most arguments that begin with a fundamental view of human nature simply because it … Continue reading

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Milo Greene – Perfectly Aligned

A beautiful and ethereal song for this lovely morning in Los Angeles (and from a band of Angelenos, too).

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We’re All Scared

Are you scared?

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Synesthesia – A Brief Documentary

When I was just starting off as a poet, sending my work out to small presses, I had the pleasure of conversing with an editor who took the time to really work with me on a poem.  He told me … Continue reading

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Owl City – Vanilla Twilight

It’s a chilly day here in Los Angeles and I feel like staying inside all day.  Here’s hoping you’re having an excellent and peaceful Tuesday.

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Why I’m No Longer a Libertarian

Below is an article from Daniel Miessler’s blog.  I found it interesting and worth sharing.  Having certainly prescribed to Libertarian views at one point, and still finding them interesting, I enjoy his engagement with some of the fundamental questions of … Continue reading

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Iron and Wine: NPR Tiny Desk Concert

I hope this peaceful Tuesday mornings finds you well.  

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What Does it Mean to be a Libertarian?

I feel that libertarians provide a very interesting alternative to mainstream American politics, and one that’s existed for quite some time.  It seems that in many ways, though, the policies they advocate are unrealistic or are reliant on slightly problematic … Continue reading

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