Author Archives: jroeder90007

The Ravings of a Lunatic

Forewarned: this is straight up bitching and whining. Hopefully someone responsible will delete this post at some point in the near future on the basis of irrelevance. So I begin my job hunt…. I’m 25. I know maybe ten professionals. … Continue reading

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Equality of Thought

We try not to fall in the snares of the old ideas – we intend to alter the way we look at them. Given our uncertain world: Impressions, empathy, perception, and intuition are more dear to us than logic – … Continue reading

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Wage Wars

Will you work for $6.00 an hour? I know plenty of people that will, but they’re ┬ánot legal. And I’ll venture to say that I can find thousands overseas to work for a tiny fraction of that. In Saudi Arabia, … Continue reading

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Ode to My Cell Phone

How do I love thee, let me count the ways… I wake up and check you, but not before remembering to put a fresh charge on your battery before I go to bed. Don’t forget the long walks in the … Continue reading

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Electricity and the New Power: Free Energy Society

Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, the freedom to peaceably assemble. These are all inalienable rights guaranteed in the Constitution. Something is missing. It seems that every couple hundred years or so, an new kind of … Continue reading

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Descartes’ Method: The Scientific Method

Here’s what you were looking for. This is a slightly more expanded version of the Scientific Method, but still correct. 1) Consider the problem at hand and look to your experience for viable solutions. 2) Deduce a possible solution that … Continue reading

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Social Control: Building to Code

Just an idea here. I was thinking about building codes. In Los Angeles, new construction and remodels are plagued by code enforcement. Granted, these codes are put in place to maintain certain standards of safety. I believe, however, that building … Continue reading

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Cultureless America

A friend last week, who is an international student here as USC, asked me to describe to her, in general, American culture. At first I thought of the “mixing pot” bullshit that I was taught in elementary school, and after … Continue reading

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Garbage Economics

We currently live in a world of thieves and crooks. Those that have, have a lot, and those that don’t, have nothing. The disparaging gap between the Have’s and the HaveNot’s is growing much too fast. As one of the … Continue reading

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