Memories and Monuments: Destruction as a Path to Progress

  Memories and Monuments: Destruction as a Path to Progress By Max Eternity   Is the past ever really the past?   The history of humanity is filled with conflict and torment mixed with episodes of heroic struggle and bittersweet victories that resonate still today.  Books and buildings can represent cultural shifts that champion historic milestones, …

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Public Education Fights for Its Life

Max Eternity - Austerity measures are eroding America’s public school system.  With massive increases in school closures and class cancellations, advocates say educational opportunities for students of all ages are increasingly being diminished. This is not a new problem, per se.  It is, however, an escalating one, and one that is being resisted. Currently in …

George W. Obama: Commander of the Left-Right Dystopia

George W. Obama: Commander of the Left-Right Dystopia By Max Eternity Adhering strictly to existing paradigms that define social order, like black and white, democrat and republican, Jew and Gentile or liberal and conservative, for instance, is not always helpful when trying to comprehend an unwieldy sociopolitical problem.  As in our current sociopolitical climate, these …

Unraveling the Web of Poverty

Whether by default or conscious implementation, a variety of institutional policies contribute to ongoing poverty. These include federal policies around poverty assistance and student debt, institutional barriers to upward social mobility and criminalization of poverty. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once noted, "An edifice that produces beggars needs restructuring." However, though "beggars" are constantly being …

American Manhood: An identity defined by brain trauma and gun violence

Eternity @ Max Eternity.com - Violence in American culture is increasingly finding its way into the media spotlight.  With numerous mass shootings having happened--in Colorado, Connecticut and Arizona--within the last year, some members in congress are asking that gun control laws be tightened, which has prompted an expected backlash from gun rights advocates, including the …