Industry of Fear

Advertising, movies, television, politics, big pharma and insurance companies are all examples of the Industry of Fear.  Those institutions and activities which have one driving force; to scare us into doing something they want. Education, housing, science, art and social responsibility are areas which do just the opposite; they are Industries of Possibility.  No wonder…

Archetypes

One can learn much from looking at the popular culture of a country, or generation.  Take, for instance, the popularity of zombies among a certain demographic of the United States.  How many movies, television shows and halloween costumes are zombie oriented?  What this reflects about this demographic (and I say this without judgement) is a…