The practice of lending and borrowing are necessary in a community, but at what point does it become too much? Interest rates and debt are not new to society, but the acceptance of the questionable morals behind such practices are new.
Join us as we run through a history of Usury, from a tool of social cohesion to one of social control.
The spread of ideas about our own moral obligation to ourselves and others crops up repeatedly throughout history. It tends to arise in times of disenfranchisement and when power is being consolidated beyond the control of the populace. In the 16th century one man started a movement by refusing to bend to the surrounding system.Continue reading “How to Start a Religion (Part 1)”
At first glance, the Spanish city of Cádiz can seem not too different from the strips of the sunshine coast on the Mediterranean side of Gibraltar. The more modern part of the city seems centered around highrise lined boulevards and palms that stretch alongside the Atlantic. But continue along the Island to its northern tipContinue reading “Cádiz, Andalucía”
Recent law changes in Republican states indicate that a larger change is coming regarding the landmark abortion rights case of Roe vs Wade.
But far from just limiting the rights of women to access abortions, this will be an attack on women’s rights to vote in the United States of America.
The US has a history of disenfranchisement and this is just the next chapter in a republican wave that is not likely to stop here.
There are many factors that make this world turn in the way it does. Friendly factors, foreign factors, factors we can’t even comprehend due to the constrictions of science and society. In a world where information is everywhere, knowledge and understanding seem to be in short supply. With a warming world and warring economies ourContinue reading “Iteration of Ideals”