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I Have No Political Representation - May 2013
- We imagine that in a democracy the people are represented because
they are allowed to vote. But is that necessarily true? Specifically,
do I have political representation at either a state or national
level? You might think I am politically represented in some way...
Creativity Exercises - April 2013 - A more creative
mind is probably something you would like to have. You may not
invent the next million-dollar product or solve important problems
-- or maybe you will. But if nothing else... Continue
Origami Spacecraft- National Geographic reports
that Japanese scientists hope to make origami paper planes of
sugar cane fiber and launch them from the International Space
station to see if they survive reentry into Earth's atmosphere
due to their slow rate of descent and a protective coating. If
successful this may lead to new spacecraft designs.
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This Month's Thought - Subscription governments
would make the so-called social contract explicit and voluntary,
allowing citizens under their jurisdiction to choose the kind
of system they prefer. They might compete for allegiance among
those who live commingled in country's borders, or in special
zones set up for this purpose. The former, which would have residents
living in the same area but with different laws and rules, could
be complicated to arrange, but not impossible. The latter would
mean people have to move to the jurisdiction that has the system
they desire. One key idea here is that the use of power is more
just when the system is truly chosen by those whom are governed.
Others may feel they get to choose now, but I
have no representation in the current system. I didn't choose
this government, and I never agreed to any theoretical "social
contract" which, after all, is nothing more than an invention
of political philosophers designed for the purpose of justifying
the use of force to control others. I like the idea of choosing
not just those who have political power, but also the rules by
which they will govern.
More Ideas for Stories
- A missing billionaire, cloned Jesus and nine others.
Random Creative Ideas - Inventions,
a new metaphor and more.
Ideas to Make You Think - Several
new ways to look at things.
- A proposal for an experiment.
Monkey Economics - What our
wild cousins are teaching us.
Thoughts and Opinions - On
intelligence, duty, maturity, idolatry and more.
Some Random Ideas - A lottery
that everyone wins and four other ideas.
How to Use an Expert - The care and
feeding of "authorities."
The Value of Crazy Ideas - With
Search Engine Anthropology
- Using Google to study culture.
Probabilitism - Living
life according to the odds.
Weather Forecasting Idea
- No knowledge of meteorology necessary.
Inventions - Index for
all the pages of invention ideas you can use.
New Inventions - Flying car,
solar-powered tent, a video and more.
How to Get a Patent - And using a provisional
patent to protect your invention.
Invention Submission Services
- Questions to ask before sending any money.
Some Cool Ideas - Prosthetic leg
uses, mind reading using an iPhone and...
Invention Patents - Are
they truly necessary?
Artificial Fireflies - A writer
from India shares his concept.
Bicycle Innovations -
A few new concepts about or using a bike.
New Concepts - Human kites, magnetic
paintings and more.
Problem Solving and Brainstorming
Problem Solving - A collection
of pages on how to solve problems.
Using Other Minds - A technique
for having new ideas.
Exercises - Eight good ones to get you thinking in new ways.
Develop Thinking Skills -
Some good ones to start with.
Outside the Box - There are
dozens of good thinking strategies.
Add - Subtract - Change
- A simple technique for brainstorming.
Thinking Out of the Box
- The elements of the "box" and get past them.
Easy Ideas - Ways to come up with
new products and more.
Perspectives - How to think about and experience time.
Ultimate Technology - Is it what we call spirituality?
The Metaphorical Life - We already
live it, but we can change it.
What is Belief? - A simple
question without a simple answer.
Open Your Mind - Being right
is very satisfying, but...
The Meaning of Life - Is it
dangerous to have one?
Words to Live By - Perhaps
there are no words worth living by.
A Spiritual Atheist - Why does spirituality
require a god?
The Inescapable Speed of Life
- Ever faster we rush--even if we don't want to.
Deep Quotes - Serious insight
in a sentence.
Questions - Two pages to get you thinking.
Do We Need
to Be a World Power? - The future is coming...
Political Theories - Index
of pages on political matters and opinions.
Redistribution of Wealth
to the Wealthy - A series on socialism for the rich.
Corporate Welfare Examples
- Ready to see how your tax dollars are used?
The Working Poor Do Pay Taxes
- Higher rates than Warren Buffet at times.
Tax Loopholes for the Rich -
Property Tax Rates Are Higher
for the Poor - See why this is true.
Millionaire Welfare Farmers
- How the poor and middle class support the rich.
A New Constitution - A look
at what it might include and why.
Public Lies - An example of how
we liked to be lied to.
The Wealth of the United
States - Free markets may not be the crucial factor.
Economic Theories - All
pages related to economics are listed here.
The Value of Things - Understanding
context and profiting from perspective.
- A lesson in economics and living better on less.
- A look at some of the research.
How the Rich Get Richer - Honestly
Business and Employment
New Business Ideas -
All pages with unique ways to make money are here.
Business - Is this a useful concept or not?
Letters from the Dead
- Send cards and letters after you die?
New Job Ideas - Is it the job or
the mind that is valuable?
How to Quit Your Job
- The writer happens to be an expert on this.
Money Making Ideas - Swimming
pool restaurant, car roller coaster, etc.
Paintball Pointillism - Paint
from a distance with a paintball gun.
Creative Concepts - A small
collection of fun ideas.
Accurate Miscommunication? -
Lie in order to properly communicate?
Political Change Without Voting
- Tired of voting for the lesser-of-evils?
Why We Should Negotiate
with Terrorists - Do you agree with these reasons?
Get Creative - How to think
more creatively about your life, with examples.
and Authority - A mature person uses his or her own mind.
Brain Scan Marketing
- Research is often applied to selling us things.
Some Interesting Questions
- More than a dozen to get you thinking.
Corporate Crime - Does such
a thing exist, or do only humans commit crimes?
Tax on the Poor? - Is that
what any business tax ends up being?
Microcredit Usury? - Helping the poor
with high interest rates?
Invention and Innovation News
- Some of the cool things invented this year.
The What If Game - For wild and
sometimes great ideas.
Questions About Poverty
- A collection of pages and articles.
Making the Homeless Buy Cadillacs for
the Wealthy - Not just hyperbole?
What is Poverty? - There isn't
one simple answer.
Blue Man Review - We saw the
guys painted blue, and the crazy things they do...
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