The Most Popular Postings on this Site

These are some of the most visited and popular postings on this dzsokol.com web site: Is Anything Else Happening in the World Besides COVID? Is Greece the “Canary” for Economic Decline? Does AI Mean “Augmented Intelligence”? American Jewry & Israel

Humorous Aphorisms

I didn’t intend to give this posting an innocuous title, but it kind of hits the nail on the head.  An aphorism is a brief statement of truth or principle… They’re even better when they’re funny: 1. If I had

The American Left

You can talk until you are blue in the face about the mendacity and moral turpitude of the current Leftist movement in the United States.  Interestingly, there is a recent commentary from an acknowledged philosophical leader of the Left that

Defending Democracy?

Am I the only one hearing this Democrat pitch line and cringing incredulously? Doesn’t anyone find it ironic that the political party that openly embraces the virtues of Socialism is claiming that they are “defending democracy”? The same people that

The Science is Settled

More on the “Science is Settled”… July 18, 2016 First rule of science is don’t trust anyone that tells you “the Science is Settled”.  If Einstein were alive today, he would tell you that his Theory of Relatively is not

An Energy Crisis?

Update Some pertinent humor:   October 11, 2022 JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon comments that Biden has screwed up the country’s approach to energy.  He exclaims that we have it completely backwards now: But we have a longer term problem now, which

Does AI Mean ‘Augmented Intelligence’?

This is a cumulative posting, started in March 2018, that covers the realities of “AI”.  I will be sharing observations and various snippets that illustrate that the latest advancements in neural networks and machine learning do not constitute “intelligence”.   A