Author Archives: artcarden

Traveling With Ease

TRAVELING WITH EASE I took my new backpack and new suitcase on speaking trips to McKendree University and Hampden-Sydney College. I was surprised at how much easier flying is with a four-wheeled suitcase that rolls in all four directions, and the “TSA Friendly” laptop sleeve made airport security less of a hassle.

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The Gulag Archipelago As It Relates To Socialism

Over the last several weeks I’ve read Alexandr Solzhenitsyn’s epic The Gulag Archipelago, which is three volumes and almost 2,000 pages of sordid memoir recounting one of history’s grimmer examples of man’s inhumanity to man. Excused by enthusiasts for socialism as the tragic excesses of Stalin’s rule, Solzhenitsyn shows that the Archipelago predated Stalin and […]

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My Uber Driver Couldn’t Understand!

I use ride-sharing whenever it’s available. In Orlando recently, I took Lyft from my hotel to the University of Central Florida, where I was speaking on whether capitalism exploits the poor, and I took Uber back to the hotel. I had nice conversations with drivers in both directions (Pedro for Lyft, Eman for Uber). My […]

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