Societal Decay

Decay Point – “No Judgements, Man” Culture Begets Weiner, Spitzer and Filner

by Scott Morales July 26, 2013

The news is freckled with absurd stories about the malbehavior of political candidates and elected officials.  So what’s new?  Well, the absurdity that lies in the details and what it portends for our society for one. There are many freckles, but let’s stick with one.  The one that keeps darkening with daylight surfacing more salacious […]

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Decay Point: Bureaucratic Sclerosis

by Scott Morales January 5, 2013

Alas, as a society decays, its parts shrivel and wither in interestingly tragic ways. An exemplar of such decay occurred just the other day. Big Government’s bureaucratic sclerosis hit a Fire Department so hard that it felt it necessary for its, “…22 firefighters and six vehicles…” to remain idle on the shore and watch a […]

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Decay Point: Anesthetized Youth

by Scott Morales January 4, 2013

Societal decay desiccates many if not all of its valuable features. Its atrophic crumble can be seen in desolate neighborhoods, abandoned youth, personal irresponsibility, and blithely glib leadership; its fetid smell wafts from spoiled brats, contagious selfishness, meretricious celebrities and the worshiping thereof, and narcissism; and it is heard in cravenous silence and ghoulishly giddy […]

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Skip, Freedom Is The Symptom, The People The Cause

by Scott Morales October 7, 2012

Skip, true. It is about freedom, but there’s more to it than that. I would suggest that state encroachment on individual liberties is a symptom of the problem and not the problem itself.  It’s about the people. It’s about people willing to cede their liberty and freedom to a faceless bureaucrat in exchange for the […]

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