Author Archives: Steven Scherling

Deeper Than A Few Bad Apples

I just checked the news to see what had “bumped in the night” regarding the George Floyd protests nationwide and watched several news clips using the words “A Few Bad Apples in the Police” to explain what has happened these … Continue reading

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The Mathematical Challenge to Darwin and Wallace

Time Magazine since February’s outbreak of Covid-19 has often had images of President Trump wearing a medical mask. The latest issue May 25 has a faceless, yellow hair, yelling mouth, with a mask of the Flag pulled down around his … Continue reading

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Thomas Sowell Secretary of Treasury

Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robertson a Production of The Hoover Institute’s sessions with Thomas Sowell are thought-provoking!  Sowell’s well-thought argument should have been adopted by the Republican Party but for some reason, they were not up to carrying the torch … Continue reading

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Escape From Evil

I read this essay British Writer Pens The Best Description Of Trump I’ve Read by Britisher Nate White a few days ago and woke this morning thinking this is a good description of evil. This description springs to White’s mind: … Continue reading

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High Anxieties – The Mathematics of Chaos

I recently posted “An Answer Lies In Crisis – What Covid-19 Pandemic Is Telling Us”, and then sensed the Maslowian Self-Actualization Need to continue my anxiety attacks by re-watching the BBC documentary High Anxieties – The Mathematics of Chaos, presented by … Continue reading

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An Answer Lies In Crisis – What Covid-19 Pandemic Is Telling Us

Fannie and I arrived in Taiwan on January 15 returning to her home for the Chinese New Year Celebration. The airport was abuzz with people returning to their ancestral homes for this important holiday. We were met by my wife’s … Continue reading

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Afghanistan’s Art of the Deal

Once a teacher always one, I sense is true. In wondering the other day how Mr. Barney my 1960 high school history teacher would be reaching us with today’s technology I came across a two-part YouTube special on ‘Afghanistan: The … Continue reading

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The re-valuing of everything

I recently discovered David Harvey’s podcasts. In this one David Harvey’s Anti-Capitalist Chronicles: The Value of Everything (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32m7kcv08q8) he uses Mariana Mazzucato’s newest book The value of everything: Making and taking in the global economy as a backdrop. Professor Mazzucato … Continue reading

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The Art of Living Is Loving

Artificial intelligence a game-changer was aired on 60 Minutes June 25, 2017. A key concern, if we reach ‘artificially intelligent life’ is, will it be benevolent? How to program benevolence into bicentennial man’s ‘positronic brain’ is a final frontier. How … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad – Really Bad

The title of this blog entry is taken from the hit series Breaking Bad, which follows the life of Walter White ‘breaking bad’. Walter is struggling to support his family teaching high school chemistry, learns he is dying from cancer, … Continue reading

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