Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Government is Still in Our Hands

One of the dominant memes in recent political commentary (at least at the popular level) as been the failure of the two-party system. The ongoing (as of July 8th) standoff in congress over the debt ceiling is indicative of a … Continue reading

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More Things That Conventional Engineering Analysis Would Never Tell You

As promised, today I’ll write about our nation’s food supply and how attempts to “engineer” it wound up drastically reducing the quality of our food. Sometime in the first half of the 20th century (I’m a little fuzzy on exactly … Continue reading

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Experience Tells Us What Engineering Cannot

Here at the beginning of the 21st century, as our society struggles to move beyond the information revolution into a more complete, holistic post-industrial society, I notice a regressive trend in many areas of society. Now that we have applied … Continue reading

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