The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Techno-Savvy About AI

March 06, 2018

Without control, could AI become the mother of all weapons of mass destruction? In a fascinating article for The Guardian about the emerging revolt against technology, Jamie Bartlett cites the notorious Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski, who “predicted super-intelligent machines dictating society, the...

Experts Speak Out on Trump’s Mental Health

February 10, 2018

Mental health experts are calling on Congress to require a thorough psychological evaluation of Donald Trump to determine his mental fitness. President Donald Trump’s aggressive rhetoric, extreme narcissism and actions have showed that he may be willing to put the nation, and even the world,...

The Party We All Missed

February 02, 2018

It is high time that a global message of protest be shouted loud and clear to global corporate “patriots” — start using real chunks of your resources for a more humane world. The bastions of conscience that are America’s corporate giants can hardly wait to spend the fruits of their...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Weapons” of War

January 25, 2018

For General Carter, war appears to be like a competitive business. British General Sir Nick Carter provides the best illustration possible of the growing need for a complete Devil’s Dictionary. The general appears to be a leading a campaign to provide new definitions for old concepts as he...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Geopolitics” Is Back… Apparently

December 15, 2017

Golly geopolitics! A jack of all tirades is a McMaster of none. The world, with all its nations, cultures, languages and contested boundaries, can be seen as a complex place. Apparently some people in government feel the need to radically reduce its cumbersome complexity. Donald Trump’s...

#MeToo: Breaking the Silence

December 15, 2017

Society must listen to women. The fight for their rights and equality must be all of ours. “I believe you. What you have to say is important. We’ll find justice.” For too long, American women have failed to hear these three simple phrases. Our democracy has been proud to tout ideals...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: “Negative” Aspects of War

December 12, 2017

Developing the negatives when photographing war. Estimating the massive numbers of future deaths in a hypothetical war is a routine part of military planning. Thanks to recently declassified documents we now know, for example, that back in 1994, evaluating the possibility of a war with North...

Breaking the Two-Party System in America

November 14, 2017

Republicans and Democrats dominate politics in the US, yet neither of them may be the best option for the American people. The United States is divided between two major parties: the Republican Party and the Democratic Party. While some voters back the Libertarian and Green Parties, these...

Will President Xi Jinping Let Markets Decide China’s Future?

November 11, 2017

After consolidating power at the recent party congress, a key question is whether Xi Jinping, facing large debts, will follow Deng Xiaoping’s path and open up China’s economy more. China’s twice-a-decade Communist Party congress wrapped up on October 26 with party head and President Xi...

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