Ivanpah — Not so Squeaky Green

Promoted as the future of renewable clean solar energy, the Ivanpah electric generating plant has less to boast about than first thought. With three massive towers rising 495 feet high and 352,000 mirrors focusing sunlight toward the tops of the … Continue reading

The Equality Myth, a Founding Legend

All epochs have a founding legend, a myth that reflects the underlying zeitgeist, which is the spirit of those particular times. We, who live in the contemporary West, are living in the shadow of the equality myth. Our political and … Continue reading

Clothing, Mirror of an Epoch

This article was written in 1952 at a time when fashions were changing to casual workplace styles. Since then, many companies have reversed their casual dress code perhaps realizing that dress definitely effects work. Some schools have done likewise. From … Continue reading