Writings of J. Todd Ring: Mens sana in corpore sano: a sound mind in a healthy body

Mens sana in corpore sano: a sound mind in a healthy body – a very good motto that is. The saying comes from the Roman Juvenal, and it applies as much today as it did two thousand years ago, of course. I’ve alternated, myself, between being a certified bon vivant, almost a regular Zorba the ...

Fusing and Musing: And the point is?

After a few years practicing being a social commenter I have come to one certain conclusion. I should probably have my fucking head examined! Grief, that’s what you mostly get. Yet we all plug away, each of us for our own reasons from that unique perspective each of us can only call our own. Uniqueness? ...

Fusing and Musing: Why ‘Moderation’ is a big deal…

Why moderation? Why would one want to stay closer to the political center? Is there empirical or even theoretical proof that such a stance would be the ideal? It is safe to say there are as many theories and their advocates as the day is long. Before we proceed I would like you to keep ...