When one side of history becomes the right side of history: an analysis

This post was written by the same guest author as part 1.  My previous post was the first of a two-part series, and I highly recommend that you read that one first before you read this one. In the first post, I laid out the rules and operations behind my model that illustrates how societies adopt … Continue reading When one side of history becomes the right side of history: an analysis

When one side of history becomes the right side of history: a systemic model

This was written by a a different author than usual; it is a contribution from the editor. It is the first of a two-part series. Part 2 Have you ever felt an inner sense of social momentum? In microcosm, this sense can be the feeling that a group project is moving inexplicably towards one direction … Continue reading When one side of history becomes the right side of history: a systemic model

The appeals of art: final summary

In the past, I have defined art as, "non-utilitarian." I subsequently contradicted that by defining various utilitarian benefits of art. So what did I mean by, "non utilitarian?" I suppose art can be defined as things without utility - with the exception of specific, surrogate-like benefits. To fully define art, we must enumerate those categories of … Continue reading The appeals of art: final summary