August 4th, 2014
Think back five or six years ago to 2008 or 2009. If you thought about equal marriage for people of the same sex what did you think? If you were gay or knew someone who was and wanted to be married you had clear and perhaps deeply felt views. If not, perhaps you thought it was right, that all people, regardless of sexual preference, had an equal right to be married. Perhaps you were constrained by religious or learned moral beliefs that it was wrong. Perhaps you didn’t really think about it, as it didn’t affect your life in any …
February 17th, 2009
January 21st, 2009
What a day! President Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States. This will be a day that will go down in history as an inflection day. Today is a day when the United States and the world changes course and move in a new direction.
Yes President Obama is the first African American to become President and that is a truly momentous event given the history of race in American. There is no question that this is an event that not only moves America to the next stage of racial harmony but also signals that fact to the …
December 23rd, 2008
China is nothing less than a historical phenomenon. In just 30 years the country has moved from being a closed, communist country with a rural economy to one of the most economically powerful countries of the world. It is the first country in history to move from the Agricultural Age to the Industrial Age to the Information Age and now to the Shift Age in 30 years. The U.S took 200 years to do this. This must always be kept in mind when looking at China.
It would be impossible to move this rapidly without significant problems, disruptions and upheavals. These …