The Effect of Mass Affected Everything

If there is one word to describe the 20th Century, it is mass: Mass destruction Mass media Mass transit Mass manufacturing Tremendous technological breakthroughs were made that brought an unprecedented level of prosperity on a mass scale. It also brought unimagined destruction as Total Warfare was born. Often overshadowed by technological advances were new ways… Continue reading The Effect of Mass Affected Everything

Once more unto the breach

In the 15th century, the heavily armored knights and men-at-arms were the masters of the battlefield.  Years of training and expensive equipment were required to be an effective soldier.  As such, it was the domain of the nobility only.  Ordinary people could not compete against their might nor did they have the resources acquire the… Continue reading Once more unto the breach