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Pall Bearers

So today, I watched brothers and sons gather around a casket.  A sister, wife, and mother had passed. I can’t say that I knew her well, or that we were close family, though we were in-law relations, and we became good Facebook friends, but the sight of her brothers bearing her casket across the green..

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Theory: Life and Death

Thinking out loud.  Probably nothing, but I was wondering what it is that ties together unlikely bedfellows like gay activists, jihadists, socialists and radical environmentalists.  Why, for example, do you find the defenders of a fluid sexuality that would get you thrown off buildings in Iran ridiculing any objection to Sharia law in the west?..

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Re-Thinking Social Media

Again.. There’s something about breaking an eleven year habit that focuses your attention–and it’s actually a 30 year habit if we go back to computer bulletin boards, CompuServe, AOL, Xanga, and all the rest.  I was a first generation “new product heat seeker” when it comes to having long arguments with people online, and making real..

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