An International Discussion in Virtual Reality

Living and studying overseas is life changing. The problem is that the experience cannot be understood by description but must be experienced. We are all born into an environment that is basically a bubble. We have our community, our school, and most often the same politics and religion of our neighbors. Humans are still very…… Continue reading An International Discussion in Virtual Reality

Letter to My Descendants on the State of the USA

Dear Descendants, I thought it might be interesting for you to hear my thoughts on these very dark times in the history of the USA. You’ll be reading about these times in the history books and so I wanted to give you my perspective. To start, let me say that I do not like either…… Continue reading Letter to My Descendants on the State of the USA

Monuments, Masks and Flags

The country is going through an awakening. The time for facing societal prejudices and discrimination is long overdue. The status quo has been that it will be run according to white, Christian principles and oh yea, there are black people here too. Over the past couple decades this has been challenged with an increase in…… Continue reading Monuments, Masks and Flags

America – the ‘we’ illusion

We the people, have it drilled into us that we are to be patriotic. We must say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of every school day, we sing the Star Spangled Banner before every sporting match and politicians everywhere proclaim they are simply representing what ‘Americans,’ or in the Republican case, ‘Real Americans,’…… Continue reading America – the ‘we’ illusion