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The Benefit of Not Becoming Rich and Famous

Recently, I’ve been reading about the trials and tribulations of the very rich and famous, and realized the aspiration to be part of that elite may not be so great as it’s cracked up to be. One reason is that becoming rich and famous may turn into more of a curse than a blessing, so [...]...

The New Middle Ages

Today, as the rich get richer and the poor get poorer, it seems we are approach a new Middle Ages in America, as inequality increasingly spreads through the land.  It is as if the superrich are like the new royalty and the top 1% are living in mansions like the old castles of kings in [...]...

Categories: Articles on Economy and Money, Articles on Social Trends
Posted on Jul 22, 2013

How a GPS Can Get You in Hot Water

  After reading several articles about how people religiously followed their GPS to disaster – and knowing many people who got lost following their GPS to my house in the Oakland hill,  I thought of a new slogan for GPS – Gullible People are Stupid! At least that’s what I thought about after...

The New Lottery Give-Away

Being lucky in winning the lottery may not be so lucky after all. In fact, it might be a downright disaster, as I’ve discovered in reading about the bad luck lottery winners.   Only the latest account is the sad saga of Urooj Khan, an Indian businessman from Chicago, who was poisoned to death...

Categories: Articles on Social Trends
Posted on Jul 2, 2013

The Assault on Writers by Internet Pirates

Professional writers are under attack today from all sides. Not only are they being buried by millions of writers writing books and articles for free, celebrities with million dollar book deals, reduced royalties from publishers under siege, and automated software writing simple books and articles,...

Categories: Articles on Writing, Social Trends
Posted on Jul 2, 2013