Category: Futurism

  • Flyover Bourgeois GenX Man

    Flyover Bourgeois GenX Man

    I’ve witnessed history being made four times in my half-century of life: the end of the Cold War, 9-11, the Financial Crisis of 2007-08, and now the Coronavirus pandemic. Those events—spaced roughly by 10 years—play outsized roles in public dialogue and analysis. They are omnipresent in people’s imaginations as they wrestle with current affairs. However,…

  • Opening Moves

    Opening Moves

    Have you ever taken a personality test? I had to take one several years ago as part of an employer’s training program, doing different versions of the Myers-Briggs test and being scored an INTP or an INTJ. My scores for Thinking and Introversion were at extreme ends, I favored my Intuition over my Sensations, but I…

  • Devolving Centralized Authority, Evolving Human State

    Devolving Centralized Authority, Evolving Human State

    Political futurism: The state’s devolution will only better humanity. What could the next 100 years look like? I’ll drown more sailors than the mermaid shall; I’ll slay more gazers than the basilisk; I’ll play the orator as well as Nestor, Deceive more slily than Ulysses could, And, like a Sinon, take another Troy. I can…