Unconventional Thinking

April, 2010

The Land Of Lost Dreams

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 by Mark

Young teens gather outside a pizza shop, planning their

Friday night. They don’t even see the burial grounds. Their minds are racing

with thoughts of spring, the coming summer, the first flirtations of their

blossoming lives.

The Absolute Certainty of Irrefutable Doubt

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 by Mark

We grow up believing–because we are told it is so–that certainty is the cornerstone of learning.

A teacher presents us with a “fact,” we memorize it and are tested on our ability to recall what the professor at the lectern posited as the gospel. If we can absorb and regurgitate it, we are anointed as magna cum laude.

When Capitalists Roamed The Land

Monday, April 12th, 2010 by Mark

This great nation was founded on the idea that government must be tiny, must serve and cannot tax against the will of the people. It was a time when honorable people went to Washington not to get rich, but in spite of the fact that they would not.

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