The Passionate Moderate Manifesto

Originally posted on Koli Mitra:
The idea of civilization either “progressing” or “conserving” itself is useless. Sometimes doing what’s “good” for the world and its inhabitants needs something radical. Other times, it requires holding onto something traditional. Long ago, G.K. Chesterton said: The whole modern world has divided itself into Conservatives and Progressives. The business…

Welcome To My Blog!

Once upon a time, I had a little blog called “thought oven”;  I wasn’t always regular with it.  It was more about sharing when I wanted to rather than trying to keep up with some perceived standard of what “successful” blogs are supposed to do (although, in spite of my own recognized priorities, I did…

Paranoia In Shifts

Some people will believe the very worst about others.  Well, not all others, just some others…. People will believe that president Obama would euthanize their grandparents. They will believe that he “hates white people.” They will cry in public and ask for their “America back” — when to most of us America doesn’t look all…