I think it is rather ironic that the biblical records of our past prominently feature a great flood designed to wash human corruption and sin from the Earth. Because, after all, haven’t we been working towards that outcome since we were aware that we were poisoning the Earth? So, instead of divine intervention at the […]Read More Perhaps the Next Great Flood Will Come After All
Originally posted on May 4th, 2017 Have you guys seen what the House did with the Affordable Care Act today? And have you seen how they voted? It was really close with 217 voting for the repeal and 213 against. Here’s an image of that from Vox: Now do y’all see what I mean […]Read More Do You Still Not Understand?
As an APUSH student, this is a trend that I’ve seen repeating itself every single time America makes an effort to modernise itself. It is not only the people’s resistance to change but also the people’s resistance to new information. The American people throughout their history has always preferred easy information and take pride in […]Read More The Sad Case of the Nerds, Geeks and Bookworms
Hello again! This Sunday, we’re going to talk about how America gets distracted. In the meantime, for those who get their news through blogs and Facebook, I hope you’ll read this. No, we’re not going to be talking about the overdiagnosis of ADHD in Americans or the fact that social media and technology is […]Read More American ADHD
Good morning, afternoon, evening, and night to whomever may be reading. I go by many names but the name I will be using here is nemoulysseus. I am honored to be the second writer of this blog. I may only be a student studying foreign relations but all teachers are only students who can explain […]Read More Western Media and the Terrorist Agenda
Let me just say straight out that I am a fan of Bill Maher’s show, Real Time. Recently, in his shows, he’s brought up an interesting point that I have also noticed. That is, the average Democrat and especially those who are famous are way too soft. Why do we fear offending people […]Read More Maybe Actually Be More of an Ass
There is always one phrase on the news that gets repeated over and over again– America, the leader of the free world. First, that’s awfully pretentious. And secondly, it seems ironic that America also has the highest number of incarcerated adults per capita. The leader of the free world also has the most inmates. However, […]Read More A Proud Hypocrite
This unit’s essay prep is incomplete because at the time, there was other things going on and my partner and I didn’t have the time to fully expand on all the points, so I’ll only include the prompts that were completed. (1) The Jacksonian Period (1824-1848) has been celebrated as the era of […]Read More Unit IV: Antebellum America (1800s up to the Civil War)