Tag: sociology

  • Rednecks of Sweden

    Rednecks of Sweden

    Proof: Being a redneck is not limited to geography. Lesson: Don’t let your ethnocentricity cloud your judgement.  

  • Social Currency

    “Why don’t they just fix it themselves?” If I had a dollar for every time someone said that to me about the people of Haiti I wouldn’t be $1700 short in my fundraising! There are a few answers to that question. At least from my über limited perspective. Haiti is so poor that they just…

  • Planning for Entropy

    A key component to the second law of thermodynamics is entropy. Entropy is the scientific principle that all systems will eventually go from order to disorder. Entropy allows mathematics to explain dissipation within a system boundary. In the first law of thermodynamics, energy is never lost in a macrosystem. But in a microsystem, entropy explains…