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

A Ceasefire in Chicago

I came across this article about 45 people being shot in Chicago over the most recent weekend.  My first thought was: Are the aldermen going to get together to insist upon a permanent ceasefire with all the local gangs in

Still Too Many “Journalists”

Update Evidently, I’m not the only one who shares this view of Scientific American.  An article in City Journal entitled “Unscientific American” goes into great detail about this slip into the left wing “Matrix”: For progressives, admitting that any problem—racism,

The Leftist and Moslem Perspective

Update A recent commentary at the American Thinker web site explains the modern American Marxist: The Marxists in America, recognizing that the traditional class conflict argument would not work in the United States, instead promoted one simplistic tenet– the world

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

The Anti-Semites Among Us

Update A resolution condemning Iran for its drone and missile attack on Israel passed the US House of Representative with overwhelming support — by a 404-14 tally (13 did not vote).  Among those who opposed the resolution: Jamaal Bowman (D-NY)

Is it Time to Ban “Assault Knives”?

The plans for controlling violence always seem to focus on “gun control”.  Meanwhile, many crimes around the world are actually committed with other common devices that are repurposed as weapons, such as automobiles and knives.  This cumulative posting, which began

American Jewry and Israel

The relationship between American Jews and the state of Israel is very complex and forever evolving. This posting, which started in July 2014, originated during the Obama presidency when many leftist American Jews started to openly place the priorities of