Who or what is jonolan? Jonolan is a strange and opinionated soul whoís arrogant enough to have chosen to present his thoughts, rantings, ravings and general musing and brain dumps on an eclectic grouping of topics on this blog for your perusal and hopefully edification.
Jonolanís political leanings are far to the Right on some issues and equally far to the Left on others. In areas of foreign policy he favors isolationism in the vein of walk softly but carry a big stick. On social issues he favors a more liberal view that follows the guidelines of Do what thou wilt shall be the whole Law and An it harm none, do as thou wilt.
Essentially jonolan harbors and espouses Ė often pedantically Ė the idea that governments should concentrate their efforts on those things that will most benefit their populations but should not become involved in interpersonal, social or religious matters except to provide and manage a common framework of legal interdependancies Ė contracts and other binding agreements Ė and to ensure that nether The Peace nor individualsí rights are violated due to skirmishes between antagonistic subgroups within that government’s population.
About Reflections From a Murky Pond
This blog is designed to be a venue where jonolan can present his ideas for people to read and comment on. Topics presented here will be eclectic to say the least and totally random to speak more truthfully. The bulk of the subject matter will probably be on: politics, ethics and morality, social and cultural issues, religion, and various environmental issues. There will also undoubtedly be forays into: technology, science, blogging, books, music, movies and television since these things do much to shape peopleís views on most issues base and grand.
Comments on- and discussion of any and all articles on this blog are not only allowed but strongly encouraged. This is especially true for those readers who disagree with the ideas presented herein.
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