Some Thoughts about Religion, Capitalism, and Everything in the Middle

Millions of years ago a branch of life–those currently called humans–began having increasing degrees of consciousness. In this process, these human beings began journeys in search of answers to core questions: where do we came from, why do things happen as they do, what happens after death, as well as countless other questions — questionsContinue reading “Some Thoughts about Religion, Capitalism, and Everything in the Middle”

“Man Caves” and the Imperialist White Supremacist Capitalist Patriarchy

Photo taken by Andrew Joseph Pegoda, April 20, 2015, Lake Jackson, Texas Innocent fun? Think again. This sign perfectly embodies what bell hooks calls the Imperialist White Supremacist Capitalist Patriarchy, which is basically the status quo. This sign not only (incorrectly) paints all men as fitting these descriptors, it also condones them as being good andContinue reading ““Man Caves” and the Imperialist White Supremacist Capitalist Patriarchy”

9 Problems with Money in 2015

1) Overall, Women are (still! hasn’t this been illegal!) paid less than Men in the same job. Women and Men have the same number of hours in a day and have the same working capacity. (Plus Women aren’t given as many opportunities for jobs that would pay more.) 2) Overall, non-Whites are paid less thanContinue reading “9 Problems with Money in 2015”

Two Fundamental Flaws in Capitalism No One Talks About

Capitalism is full of problems, contradictions, and opportunities for exploitation. Take a look at the following memes and their dense, yet clear messages. (Email subscribers might need to visit my webpage to see the slideshow.)  But on to the primary purpose of this blog- the two fundamental flaws that will forever greatly limit the possibilitiesContinue reading “Two Fundamental Flaws in Capitalism No One Talks About”

Call to Action: Pay the First Lady (and all Women), Plus a Critique of Bad Journalism

Given that I benefit from Male Privilege, it had not specifically occurred to me until today that the office of First Lady of the United States does not come with a salary. This journey began earlier today when the following image and the occupying article (click the image to view the article) from Conservative Post caughtContinue reading “Call to Action: Pay the First Lady (and all Women), Plus a Critique of Bad Journalism”