A Rare Clash of Holidays

by Mike Pyatt For the first time since 1956, Easter Sunday falls on April 1st. April Fools’Day. Since1900, this has occurred only four times-1923, 1934, 1945, and 1956. It won’t happen again until 2029. Will there be a skirmish? A fictional story regarding April Fools’ Day recounts an aged disgruntled …

Debunking Shangri-La Anywhere

by Mike Pyatt What entices deep pocketed futurist earthlings, to plunk down up to $250,000 a person to embark on a would-be, three-month voyage, fraught with incalculable risk, on former PayPal CEO, billionaire, Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket to Mars? Is it the pioneering spirit of yesteryear? Or to see if …

Building A Case For Evil

by Mike Pyatt After every inexplicable tragedy, like a mass shooting, pundits scratch their head, and the narrative commences cultivating palatable reasons to a growing secular culture that instinctively rejects the possibility of absolute evil. Memories are short and selective. At the conclusion of WWI, there was a naive movement, …