September 22, 2010

Without Responsibility Fear Is An Illusion

Recently, there has been a great stir caused by one man threatening to burn a copy of the Koran (Qur’an). It is interesting how one person who represents almost no one can hold the world hostage. One could almost compare the hysteria to a 1950’s nuclear threat. Although the fear of physical reprisal is […]
September 9, 2010

Fear of Falling

Recently, I heard an economist describe the general mood of Americans in these words:  “There is a general fear of falling. Some fear they are one step away from a divorce, one step away from bankruptcy, one step away from a nervous breakdown”. I believe there is an underlying truth to what this economist […]