Advertising has gained such phenomenal power, it's now allowed pretty much everywhere. And because it's allowed pretty much everywhere, it has gained phenomenal power. In fact, it has almost single-handedly destroyed the concept of public space because of its invasion of said public space with constant and loudly-proclaimed messages intended
If you're a woman, you've surely been told, reprimanded, 'If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.' To the extent that there may be nothing nice to say, that standard of politeness has crippled us. It has made us keep our opinions to ourselves.
So I watched Star Trek: Picard, wherein he saves the day, and the future, for the creation of synthetic life. A surprising move for someone so … intelligent. With respect to the creation of organic life … 1. We have not been able to control how many we create. Our planet can