Is the Gunsmith Liable?

French political economist Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850) published a satire essay entitled “The Candle Maker's Petition” in 1845. In the essay, all manufacturers of artificial lighting, as well as the “producers of tallow, oil, resin, alcohol, and generally of everything connected with lighting” petition for protection against the sun's unfair competition. “If you shut off as much as possible all access [...]

By |December 30th, 2013|Culture, Current Events, Featured, Technology|1 Comment

7 Lessons We Should Teach Our Kids

A Changing World With Changing Children When the societies we live in develops, so do the generations of children raised in them. Several hundred years ago there wasn’t an astonishing rate of change like there is today. Since the lifestyles were only slowly changing, each subsequent generation was very much alike. Now that we are entering the millennial age and [...]

By |December 30th, 2013|Culture, Featured, Lists, Role models|1 Comment

A Bucket List You Can Be Proud Of

What Have You Done With Your Life? One of the beautiful things about life is the fact that you are in complete control of it. Society may try and convince you that you have to go a certain direction, live a specific life, and strive for universal goals. In reality, we are all the captains of our own ships. Consider [...]

By |December 29th, 2013|Culture, Featured|1 Comment

Is Commercialisation Squeezing the Essence Out of Culture?

A Whole New World The rate at which human society is developing is quite jaw dropping when you consider the recent technological bounds we have made. For thousands of years we had primitive technology, isolated cultures, and knew little about the areas beyond our own influence. Now it takes about three seconds for you to pull out an iPhone and [...]

By |December 27th, 2013|Culture|2 Comments