Recent Writings

Perspective and comments regarding current ideas and occurances in society.

Progress for the Benefit of Mankind

Progress for the Benefit of Mankind

I have long been a student of the history of intelligent life on our planet. In my first book, "Past Present and Future of Planet Earth", I offer speculative ideas about how intelligent life may have come to be on our planet and how mankind has developed from likely...

Changes in America

Changes in America

I began to notice how very major changes have been happening in America for about six decades since I was in college in the 1960s.  If you are around my age, you already know, as I do, that we no longer live in the same America we lived in during the 1950s.  We should...

The Future of Farming in America

The Future of Farming in America

To a large extent unnoticed, changes have been occurring in how farming takes place, not only in America, but in many places around the world in recent years. So much land is being purchased by Bill Gates, the Chinese and others. So much more of our food is...

Future of Planet Earth

Future of Planet Earth

Our world has undergone so many changes since the end of World War II. It became divided up between the East and the West... Communism and Democracy. There was a Cold War during which wars were fought to contain the spread of Communism from China into Korea and...

Is Global Warming a Hoax?

Is Global Warming a Hoax?

When I was young in the 1950s and 1960s, I do remember a lot of discussion about dirty air and water that was a side effect of the industrial revolution and manufacturing that was taking place primarily in the United States and Western Europe at the time.  There was...