Beware the Slow Death

Our freedoms will likely not be lost in one swift blow, but instead by the careful and steady hand of "silent encroachment". This is why we must remain on the side of truth, on the side of what is right. Let us not be self-serving but seek to serve truth and justice. Encroaching on the …

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Animal Farm: Allegory Illuminating Reality

“You can’t make an omelet without cracking a few eggs (Duranty).” These words, quoted by many, state quite calmly that you cannot have success without some loss along the way. Or to put it in communistic morphed socialist terms, “you can’t have progress without destroying the lives of many people, mostly our own.” It is …

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The Giver – Lois Lowry

I was raised in a rather political home, and conservative Christian at that. Traditional values, freedom, responsibility, et cetera... that sort of upbringing. Thus, I naturally have a taste for political, and sometimes utopian and dystopian, novels. For one, because I am a nerd who is constantly reading and following politics, scientific discoveries, and so …

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