Monthly Archives: September 2011

A kulturCritic Review: Walking Away From Empire, by Guy McPherson

A Life Of Excellence – A Review of Walking Away From Empire, by Guy McPherson Guy McPherson’s latest gift, Walking Away From Empire: A Personal Journey, is a necessary tonic, or more aptly perhaps, a high colonic, for those of us who have ears … Continue reading

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Conversations On A Country Path

I was at the dacha for two days this week, helping Anatoly (my father-in-law) get the garden ready for winter’s anticipated arrival, the air already foretelling the north winds imminent presence.  This morning we walked up the path to a … Continue reading

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September Eleventh and The Tail of the Uroboros

[Let me state in advance that the deaths and injuries resulting from the events of September eleventh were nothing less than horrific. I feel for those families and their friends who have had to endure the senseless loss of loved … Continue reading

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Sister Sarah And The Coming Fascist Christian Troika

Rick Perry dived right in. The Texas governor, now a Republican presidential candidate, held a prayer rally for tens of thousands, read from the Bible, invoked Christ and broadcast the whole event on the Web. [RACHEL ZOLL – AP Religion … Continue reading

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In My Time: The Week Heads Exploded All Over Washington

Aside from the ongoing crisis in Vermont following Irene’s departure, it apparently was a slow news week folks: no activity in Congress – well, Obama did cry uncle for JB on the timing of his upcoming economics-kabuki-speech to the joint … Continue reading

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