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You Are The Chosen One

You Are The Chosen One

Yesterday I was watching a rerun and it reminded of a movie going experience a few years back. While we were all flooding out of the theater after The Matrix, I turned to Oscar, one of the kids I mentor, and asked, “Do you think YOU are chosen for greatness like Neo was?” His answer, … Read more

The Headless Horseman Of Mass Media: Information Everywhere, Philosophy Nowhere

The Headless Horseman Of Mass Media: Information Everywhere, Philosophy Nowhere

Did you ever notice that we’re surrounded by information but hardly ever come across an idea in the media that might help us lead sane and happy lives? Oh, not the usual self-help drivel about how to lose weight or enjoy sex, but answers to the really big questions, like what to think about when … Read more

The Perks of Global Warming

The Perks of Global Warming

Marya Mannes once wrote, “The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future.” Obviously Ms. Mannes preferred the status quo – health, sanity, logic, blah, blah, blah. Why? Green House Roulette is so much more intriguing. In … Read more

The Truman Show

The Truman Show

“The Truman Show” is a profoundly disturbing movie. On the surface, it deals with the worn out issue of the intermingling of life and the media. Examples for such incestuous relationships abound: Ronald Reagan, the cinematic president was also a presidential movie star. In another movie (“The Philadelphia Experiment”) a defrosted Rip Van Winkle exclaims … Read more

Wise Player Wins The Game

Wise Player Wins The Game

Casino is of the successful business on the land. They make money from other’s money. In every business, the owner has created options to make the business grow. Casinos last priority is to let the gambler win. Below are some tips to be considered before going to a casino. Play only the game you are … Read more