On Freedom. 

Freedom has its ups & downs. It’s good decades & bad decades. It is what it is, which is to say the best system of governance ever conceived, however; this doesn’t negate the fact that this freedom must be used wisely, lest we forget to avoid becoming the monsters we detest. Our freedom comes at a … Continue reading On Freedom. 

A Revolutionary Idea

Originally published on The Rationalists (therationalists.org) “Revolutionary.” It’s a term thrown around a lot, revolutionary, it simply means “new or innovative, a complete, radical change, or outside of standard practice”; so when someone invents a new type of camera, lightbulb, or phone, and this invention is actually, genuinely new in process, function, and/or result, the product is actually … Continue reading A Revolutionary Idea

New Series: Design

For the new year, this website will be creating an original array of articles regarding subjects like industrial design, art and propaganda, and architecture; this segment will cover technical and aesthetic details, as well as give historical and sociological context to the subjects of each post. From NASA space shuttles to 1950’s Soviet bus stops, these articles … Continue reading New Series: Design

Coming Attractions

Originally published on The Rationalists (therationalists.org) People often say that a new year is a new beginning, but the shadow of 2016 appears to have been cast directly over a blissfully unaware 2017. The affairs of the year past will have long running consequences that will surely span decades, but 2017 will bear the brunt … Continue reading Coming Attractions

Blind Contemplation

Back in April, the BBC unveiled its ‘Diversity and Inclusion Strategy’, an initiative designed to represent “everyone” and “all the cultures and diverse voices that make the UK what it is.”, according to Tony Hall, Director-General of the BBC. The policy came after the BBC was criticised for not doing enough to tackle the issue of diversity within the company; David … Continue reading Blind Contemplation