The Value of Money

Simple thoughts, free-form writing in this post.  Get ready for a roller-coaster. What is the value of money? In our capitalistic society money seems to command the top spot, that which is to be desired over everything else. Money is that which every other desire can be obtained, this idea, this falsity is ingrained and…… Continue reading The Value of Money

Two Cows

Two Cows A viral e-mail from before the internet was popular.  I always loved this one. Socialism You have two cows. The government takes one and gives it to your neighbor. Communism You have two cows. The government takes both of them and gives you part of the milk. Fascism You have two cows. The…… Continue reading Two Cows

Culture Shock

As I have mentioned before, once you return to your home country the culture shock abates but never seems to disappear completely. I’m not sure if it is because I have changed so much or the culture that I remember has changed. Perhaps it is both.