Monthly Archives: June 2011

Forgetting and Recollection: Apocalypse Of The Barbarians

Now Available In Paperback Inquisitions On Empire  [Dear readers: I am reposting this revised piece from April because Apocalypse Of The Barbarians is now available in print, in a completely revised and updated format. It is available on Amazon and Barnes & … Continue reading

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Obama’s New War: Fueling The Spectacle

Well folks, there you have it.  We knocked off the once-and-future terrorist, Osama Bin Laden, and so now we are going to get another scoundrel on our list, Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi.  Oh, that’s right, I forgot. We also killed that … Continue reading

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Virtual Vacuums: The Disease Of Social Networking

Or Twittering In Silence A certain pathos has become the crippling disease of the soul of western civilization. Particularly in America, a deep sadness haunts our obsessive pursuit of individual excellence – the lone ranger embarked on the solitary and … Continue reading

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Religion, Science and the De-Animation Of Nature

[OK my readers!! I decided not to wait. Here is my first installment on Religion.  I have no doubt there will be more later.  Note: we are leaving tomorrow to return to the USA for the summer, so I will … Continue reading

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Tinkerers On The Scaffolding and The Recovery Of Ecstasy

Unfortunate things are happening here in Siberia. They are increasingly tearing up tracts of forest land and laying down more and more paved roads. And even the forested byways are getting expanded at the expense of old growth trees; increasing … Continue reading

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