Category: Politics

I’m a writer, and as such, I have opinions. As my colleagues like to point out, I’ve also had a pretty interesting life.
Does that entitle me to write about politics? I don’t know, but that doubt hasn’t stopped me so far from writing what I think.
You should know that I am a bit of a left-leaning fellow, although I would never call myself a communist, or even a socialist. By US standards I might as well be a commi, but in the rest of the world, I’m more of a mainstream guy who doesn’t take to right-wing bullshit.

April 29, 2022 / Politics
Pay to Earn

As you may know, I love video games, and I hate bitcoin and the whole crypto grift. So you can imagine I’m not a fan of combining the two. Let’s talk pay-to-earn mechanics, gambling, and why those things in games are a bad idea.

March 4, 2022 / Politics
Oligarchy

With the world close to (or in) a third Word War, it seems a good time to discuss what an oligarchy is. The term comes up, but it’s good to look at what it actually means.

I’ll stick to that, since I don’t have much to say about the Russian invasion of Ukraine that hasn’t been said. Except how sickening it is to watch a super power go on a killing spree in another country.

October 1, 2021 / Politics
Truth

There is no universal truth. However, that doesn’t mean that all statements are equally true. Down that road lies trouble, and unfortunately, we’re walking right into the maw of this particular beast.

March 12, 2021 / Politics
February 19, 2021 / Politics