The Street Light

The people of Philadelphia needed some convincing. Benjamin Franklin was trying to get people to buy into the idea of street lighting. It wasn’t a new concept, but his design with four panes of glass surrounding the candle was new. He figured he would start with his own home. So he hung a beautiful lantern…

Less

Throughout time, the goal has been to have less. We like our fruit to be seedless, And our grass to be weedless. We strive for our bodies to be fatless, And for our diets to be calorieless. We like our technology to be wireless, And for its usage to be effortless. We like our possessions…

Political Correctness

Bigot! Judgmental! Offensive! Chauvinistic! Intolerant! Hateful! The mere mention of words like these can cause some of the fastest, strongest, and angriest reactions in our world. That is, as long as this reaction supports our culture’s agenda. There is perhaps nothing more ugly, more despised, and more ostracized than the egregious “sin” of political incorrectness.…