Author Archives: Steven Scherling

The I Ching on the Kim Trump Summit

6/10/2018 6:42 am cst. In the news – the meeting between the US and NK. I am asking the I Ching this question: What of the meeting between the United States and North Korea, between Kim and Trump? I just … Continue reading

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In The American Penal Colony – Trumpesque

The title of this blog entry comes from Franz Kafka’s essay In The Penal Colony. Modifying Kafka’s title suggests his allegorical framework can be used to examine America as a penal colony. Wikipedia’s entry says that allegory “is a metaphor … Continue reading

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Our Modern Odyssey

IN-SHADOW – A Modern Odyssey – Animated Short Film Anonymous – Incredibly Honest Animation Shows What’s Happening In the “Shadow” of Our Society You Will Wish You Watched This Before You Started Using Social Media | The Twisted Truth Aldous … Continue reading

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America’s Sandy Hook is Germany’s Auschwitz

I received a message from a high-school classmate commenting very positively on Ed Raymond’s most recent HPR column, Enough to make you puke, on the Parkland school shooting. He is calling for us to rise up and support the students … Continue reading

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I, Robot

Some interesting news on the MSNBC Morning Joe Show  7/18/17. Elon Musk issued another warning against runaway artificial intelligence, stating “AI is an existential risk to mankind”. Even more than Trump? Here is Musk’s warning … And here is Musk’s … Continue reading

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Fuck You Donald

When news broke that John Bolton was to be appointed by President Trump as his National Security Adviser, I had an intuition in watching Adam Curtis’s documentary The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom that Bolton had appeared … Continue reading

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Sense8

I picked up copies of the HPR on Friday, 9.8.2017, when I went for lunch at Tailgators Bar & Grill with classmate Terry Steinweg (FCHS 63) where we ran into Tom Olson (FCHS 62) who was having lunch with his … Continue reading

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