Quantum Matrix Scribe

Recent Posts

  • August 13, 2014

    Not Iraq. Not Gaza. Not Ukraine. This is #Ferguson, Missouri.

    Featured image from Radley Balko’s Facebook page. I didn’t see any prohibitions on sharing, but I will take it down if requested.

  • August 12, 2014

    RIP, Robin Williams: Let’s Stop Suicide Being An Avenue to Peace

    Like many people around the globe, Monday night I was stunned to hear that Robin Williams had died at 63. Of all the celebrity deaths that have happened in the past five years – and it sure seems like we’re killing them off at a good pace – Williams actually hit me hard. I mean, jeez. This is Robin freaking Williams we’re talking about. He’s been around as a funny man for ages. I admired the man, loved his work, thought he was one of the greatest actors of my age.

  • August 10, 2014

    Get Off The Couch: The Participation Income

    This month, Cato Unbound is hosting a discussion on the libertarian case for a basic income. As readers of this blo–oh, who am I kidding. Anyone who knows me knows I am a libertarian who supports a basic income as an alternative to the current welfare state morass – both on a pragmatic “it’s better than what we got now” stand and on a principled basis. (But then, I am slowly becoming disaffected with the term libertarian anyhow.)

  • July 12, 2014

    The Cult of Death Is Building A Temple in Canaan

    A few thoughts on Americans picking sides in conflicts that aren't their business.

  • May 05, 2014

    Progress Has Been Made

    Finally. Finally, a honest-to-goodness non-ideological post about my writing progress. It was, after all, why I originally started this blog, although it later morphed into other things and almost took on some web programming stuff when I started doing that last year.