More Fireworks: Reports of an American Renewal?

  The evening of July 4th, I sat around a campfire with relatives and friends. That was not so unusual. What stood out, though, was the constant pop pop pop, boom boom boom of the fireworks coming from every direction. The reports began well before sunset and continued far beyond the time when they previously… Continue reading More Fireworks: Reports of an American Renewal?

Nikola Tesla: Still Triggering Today

A few days ago, I posted this quote from Nikola Tesla, the enigmatically brilliant inventor responsible for so much of what we take for granted today: “Today’s scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality.” -Nikola Tesla I… Continue reading Nikola Tesla: Still Triggering Today

America, July 4, 2017: Melting Pot or Salad Bowl?

On this Independence Day, it’s a good time to ask ourselves this question: What is America, and what should it be? We are undeniably a nation of immigrants. It is our unique history and heritage. But the term “nation of immigrants” has been misappropriated for purposes not clear to many. The American ideal of the… Continue reading America, July 4, 2017: Melting Pot or Salad Bowl?