51% Approval Rating : A simple majority

It seems to me that for us citizens of these United States to put so much effort and confidence in a political system that only requires a 51% approval rating in order to do much of anything is very foolish. … Continue reading

Toleration

In any civilized society where they are clear significant differences between individuals in regard to their ethnic nature, race, religious affiliations, political philosophy, economic level, and education it is good to have a system of laws in place that encourages … Continue reading

Being held accountable

Everyone everywhere is being held accountable to some standards of behavior by someone else. It is an absolute necessity for being in any family or other social group, learning in any system of education or training, being effective in any … Continue reading

A good revolution

The people of Egypt are engaged in a revolution to make some major changes in their government, that is in how the business of their civic lives is managed. But is it a good revolution?It is a noble cause to … Continue reading

Hope

In light of the tragic assault upon several government officials and citizens yesterday (1/8/11) in Tucson, AZ, I’m wondering if we can look to the future with much hope. There is a lot of talk going on regarding the causes … Continue reading

A good king

What makes a good king? Let’s pretend that you have become king of a vast domain with millions of people under your rule and lots of natural resources available to you and your subjects. You have absolute authority to make … Continue reading

Good place to worship

What’s a good place to worship? The worship of a person’s god is an important personal function for all human beings. Its practice in a large variety of forms and content is well documented throughout human history. And in most … Continue reading