Self-Made Individuals: A Model for Middle Eastern Nations (Show 39: 14 April 2015)

NIKOLA TESLA, A GIANT OF A MAN.  HE WAS A NOBODY IN HIS HOMETOWN OF CROATIA (FORMER YUGOSLAVIA WHERE LATE 20TH CENTURY SAW RE-BIRTH OF HUMAN CONCENTRATION CAMPS).  UPON HIS ARRIVAL IN AMERICA IN 1884, USING HIS PATENT RIGHTS GUARANTEED UNDER THE U.S. CONSTITUTION, HE LIT UP THE WORLD THROUGH HIS INVENTION OF ALTERNATE-CURRENT ELECTRICITY.   BELOW: Guglielmo Marconi, more »

Separatism: Modern Malady Continues Beyond Scotland (Show 11: 30 September 2014)

No later than the defeat of Alex Salmond’s push for Scotland’s independence had been realized that the sane world was to witness another episode of this modern malady, that is, drive for secession from long-established nation-states.  Such secessionist movements are spearheaded by “ethnic” leaders, whom upon close examination, reveal themselves to possess other unconscious needs.   more »

Parochialism – The Case of Scotland Separatists (Show 9: 17 September 2014)

  In today’s show, the focus was on separatism.  Ethnic separatism is a latest malady inflicting our international political system.  It started with Tsar Peter I of Russia (ruled 1682-1725) who was the first sovereign to force a province of Sweden, Finland, to secede for his own self-aggrandizing reasons–he wanted to open up an access more »

Re-Deploy to Iraq! (Show 8: 9 September 2014)

Today’s discussion concerned a touchy subject that has become sensitive only recently; namely, return to a former enemy country, the Republic of Iraq, in order to reclaim it from rogue warriors and terrorists who climbed out of the woodwork soon after our troop withdrawal. When wars broke out in Europe and Asia in mid-20th century, more »