Monthly Archives: December 2012

The Tao of Christmas: A Phenomenological Interlude

  With great effort, uncle Joe cautiously lifted his 305 pound frame from the old tweed-tufted armchair at the head of the oak  table in the  chandeliered dining room, emitting a short gravelly bark; “Well, I guess I had more than my … Continue reading

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Songs Of Innocence & The End Of The World

The senseless death of innocence! No, this is not a recently discovered poem by William Blake, or one of James Joyce’s lost novels. But how does the self-described avant-garde master of Western civilization, i.e., the most hierarchically-driven, dominion-focused, militarized nation … Continue reading

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The Risk of Letting Go

You know it is cold outside when you blink a few times and the ice on your lashes locks your eyelids shut.  It is approximately -37 C (-33 F) here in Barnaul Siberia now, and I am thinking seriously about … Continue reading

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Fascism In Fashion

Click Image to Read Full Article Everything in the State, nothing outside the State, nothing against the State…(Mussolini, 1925) Chris Hedges has written and spoken often, and eloquently, about the “inverted totalitarianism” that our current corporate-media-political system represents.  In fact, there is an insidious … Continue reading

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