by James A. Clapp

Dragon City Journal features contemporary cultural essays & graphics, on a variety of subjects, but mostly dealing with politics and government, film, cities and urban life, religion and metaphysics, and travel.  It is a monthly or bi-monthly publication. There are also occasional book and film reviews as well as some fictional pieces.  “Subscribers” are notified by email of the posting of new essays, and are encouraged to add comments expressing their thoughts and opinions.

DCJ Author:  James A. Clapp, Ph.D., an  UrbisMedia Ltd. Production


Carpe Diem (DCJ Thoughts and Images of the Day.)


Exactly 75 years ago today the Enola Gay released the first atomic bomb over the city of Hiroshima. I was five years old at the time, but over the years I’ve read a shelf full of books on the subject that can be mind-muddling. Somewhere between Pearl Harbor, and a little Japanese schoolboy spending years in pain in the hospital as his skin flakes off like over fried chicken, there might be an answer to …