Language:  The Indispensable Fundamental Actuator of False Orthodoxy

Language: The Indispensable Fundamental Actuator of False Orthodoxy

November 13, 2018 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn: In Ayn Rand’s penultimate magnum opus, “The Fountainhead”, there was a minor antagonist by the name of Ellsworth Toohey whose raison d’etre was to undermine Rand’s ideal man and protagonist, Howard Roark. Although Toohey considered his parasitical power as having a major stifling effect on capitalistic society, in … Continue reading Language: The Indispensable Fundamental Actuator of False Orthodoxy

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Three (3) Reasons Why Elections Don’t Matter

Three (3) Reasons Why Elections Don’t Matter

November 8, 2018 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn: In so many ways, elections in America have become just another manifestation of bread and circuses; like watching a reality TV show when your house is on fire.  It’s why this article was almost named: “The Inevitableness of Reality Requires Honesty and Acceptance” Of course, the 2018 Midterm … Continue reading Three (3) Reasons Why Elections Don’t Matter

The Color of the Wave to be Determined by Those Most Afraid

The Color of the Wave to be Determined by Those Most Afraid

November 1, 2018 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn: Regarding the upcoming election on Tuesday November 6, 2018, there can only be one of three possible outcomes: 1.) Blue Wave 2.) Red Wave 3.) No Wave The third result would, of course, be manifested as dramatic wins and losses for both Republicans and Democrats with either party … Continue reading The Color of the Wave to be Determined by Those Most Afraid

Robotic Optical Mail Bombs in the Uncanny Valley

Robotic Optical Mail Bombs in the Uncanny Valley

October 24, 2018 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn: To those who are politically and cynically aware, the October Surprise designation has become a misnomer. Instead, these predictable events should now be termed October Inevitabilities, or, even, October Hand-Writings-On-The-Wall. Just like the hands of an old-fashioned clock count down the minutes in circular certitude, so too do … Continue reading Robotic Optical Mail Bombs in the Uncanny Valley

Full Circle: Lessons of the Lost City in the Sands of Time

Full Circle: Lessons of the Lost City in the Sands of Time

October 18, 2018 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn: This post will be a little “outside of the box” so to speak. It’s more of an afterthought, really.  Therefore, it may not tie into current events and, specifically, the upcoming midterms and aftermath.  Or, in a roundabout way, it could be exactly about those coming events. Regardless, … Continue reading Full Circle: Lessons of the Lost City in the Sands of Time

The Tyranny of “The Collective” by the Illusions of Narratives

The Tyranny of “The Collective” by the Illusions of Narratives

October 3, 2018 by Doug “Uncola” Lynn:   We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it. Power is not a means; it is an end. – George Orwell, “1984”, part 3, chapter 3,   Tyranny: 1 : oppressive power  especially : oppressive power exerted by government 4 : an … Continue reading The Tyranny of “The Collective” by the Illusions of Narratives