Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Curriculum of the West

“A bureaucratic legal system uses the language of justice to defend injustice.”                Chris Hedges It is Thursday, March 29th.  A General Strike has been called for all of Spain.  It is 7:45 AM … Continue reading

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Enjoining the Final Battle

Click Image to Read Full Article What began rather innocently as a Pleistocene journey, a nomadic wandering-about, has become a Holocene nightmare, a spectacle; while we, like frozen spectators, gawk the images of a passing menagerie. Rousseau exclaimed in his Traité … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It – Visual Overshoot?

Click Image To Read Full Article  The wood nymphs vanished as the woods filled with trailer camps.Water sprites have been crowded out by submarines and scuba divers. – Walter Ong, “World as View and World as Event”  In view of last week’s discussion … Continue reading

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Naturally Human: A Hypothesis

Click Image to Read Article By virtue of natality and the ability to act, each new individual poses a threat to civilization. The child carries barbarism with him or her.  – Einer Overenget Perhaps we would not view babes as self-centered … Continue reading

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Business As Usual: Social Entrepreneurs and Other Psychopaths

Click To Read Full Article There is quite alot of talk today about re-envisioning, re-engineering, or re-inventing our civil society – its politics, its social structures, and perhaps more significantly, its economic infrastructure; we hear much about transition towns, sustainability, … Continue reading

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