For some reason, 2018 really does feel like it’s going to be different. That feeling deviates from my normal New Years vibe. In all likelihood, that’s because 2018 will be different for me. But, is it only for me? I’m not sure, yet.

Korea faces reunification, mainly from a combination of pressure, threats, “caught in the acts”, and open diplomacy from the new South Korean president. Just remember, diplomacy alone wouldn’t have solved anything. Strength win wars; communication wins peace—never underestimate the importance of both. Once Korea unites, political polarities elsewhere will shift.

Then, there’s the moral issue.

I see more and more stories of nudism and hedonism among the wealthy and well-to-do. Dirty parties are a “thing” in Silicon Valley, apparently. But, it’s becoming a trend across the globe. That crowd argues “a natural” and “openness to new ideas”. I myself find a slight contradiction: Tech programmers understand the need for rules on some level, including code formats and tech security protocols.  · · · →