WEEKEND SHOCKCAST: Another Week Closer to the End

We are going to war. I find that thought to be shocking and am dismayed to find that few see it – or don’t care. Have we lost our minds? In a word… yes. Part of the problem rests at the feet of something that I wrote about this week – The Fourth Turning. Our great-grandfathers died before we were born, and we didn’t listen much to our grandfathers. All of which means that we get to repeat the mistakes of our great-grandfathers, and start the process all over again. Unfortunately, this Fourth Turning includes nuclear and biological weapons. And, … Click here to read the rest…

This Horrifying Rendezvous with Destiny

Yesterday, I wrote about Strauss and Howe’s book, The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy. It’s subtitle is: What the Cycles of History Tell Us About America’s Next Rendezvous with Destiny I don’t think that William Strauss or Neil Howe really understood what that ‘Rendezvous with Destiny’ is. In fact, I’m not completely sure that even I do. This Rendezvous is shaping up to be the most horrifying moment in human history, since the Great Flood, and few of us really see it. The fact that it didn’t have to happen this way adds frustration to this feeling of alarm. We … Click here to read the rest…

Eventually, People Wake Up – The Fourth Turning

We all love a good story – the bigger, the better. We talk about how good we are – how great our society is. And, we hire story tellers to give us those stories. Our story tellers talk to us from the television and radio. They write the stories in our newspapers, magazines and books. We send our children to school to learn the stories. We go to churches that tell us the stories we want to hear. And, we put our best story tellers in government. But, there comes a moment in time, as people start to wake up, … Click here to read the rest…

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