Bitcoin Is a Trojan Horse

By now almost everybody on the Earth has heard about Bitcoin since it’s constantly in the news, with it’s price rising rapidly. The aim here is to give an overview of Bitcoin and then take a critical look at it. Some common questions about Bitcoin: “What the hell is it? In the most general sense, bitcoin is software that forms … Continue reading

Gun Control

“The most common estimate [for the first use of guns] has been the late 13th Century, probably about 1360. The who and what is irrelevant, except to point out that the first “gonnes” were little more than metal vases. In fact, the first name for a gun was “vase.     Of course, human ingenuity being what it is, that … Continue reading