Ron Sparks Solution Architect, Author, Poet


Patriotism Does Not Belong To Veterans


(copy from my Facebook post) Note to everyone up in arms about #takeAKnee: I come from a ~strong~ military family with a strong military tradition. My brother is a Marine veteranMy brother-in-law is a Navy veteranMy father is a Navy veteranMy grandfather (father’s side) was a WWII Army veteran and POW who fought in the European TheaterMy grandfather (mother’s side) was a WWII Army veteran...

Blind Patriotism is Rampant


Patriotism is defined, by, as  “devoted love, support, and defense of one’s country; national loyalty.” That’s it; that’s all there is to the definition of patriotism.  There is no sub-clause in that definition stating that a patriot must support the troops in the exact same fashion as the vocal majority or minority.  There is no clause that demands a patriot must be...

Ron Sparks Solution Architect, Author, Poet

Ron Sparks

Ron Sparks is a technology professional, science fiction and fantasy author and poet living in Munich, Bavaria. His latest book "ONI: Satellite Earth Series Book 1" is available on


A man of many passions, I lay claim to a myriad of interests and hobbies. Among them, I am an amateur astronomer, an avid motorcycle rider, a whiskey aficionado, a (poor) surfer, a scuba diver, a martial artist, a student of philosophy, a proponent of critical thinking, a technologist, an entrepreneur, a cancer survivor, and I harbor a lifelong love of science fiction and fantasy. Feel free to strike up a conversation on the social networks below.

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