The Dead Among Us

Somehow I can’t get this line out of my head. WE ARE THE DEAD.  I first cam across that line from the famous Orwell novel 1984, which takes place in a world where freedom is virtually outlawed and everyone lives under constant surveillance by seemingly invisible eyes.  The title refers to the year 1984, when […]

The New Money

There was an interesting quote from an old Asian lore about “to throw a pearl at a swine,” which means that something valuable as a pearl is deemed worthless at the hands of the reckless and the ungrateful. There is also an expression “old money” and “new money”. “Old money” referring to wealth that was […]