Strange Cargo

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[When life becomes a burden – as if it normally is not – we need to step aside and let things take their course.  We don’t often like the result, just ask the folks in Oklahoma. Yet, we still need to keep questioning the direction we have embarked upon.  No one is better suited to this endeavor than our own Heretik!! – kC]

by the Heretik – Fred

When a man lies, he murders some part of the world. These are the pale deaths which men miscall their lives. [Cliff Burton- member of the band Metallica]

Any relationship between sentient beings relies upon a common understanding  It can rest upon verbal signals, body language, grunts, snarls, most anything, or in the case of human beings, a highly developed complex culture. Whenever this culture breaks down, when understanding is lost, we wind up where we are today in the USA, a highly fragmented society, with competing groups fighting over the last scraps of the resource pie.

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About kulturcritic

With a doctorate in religious studies from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree from the University of Chicago, Sandy had a ten-year academic career, with appointments at University of Virginia and the Colorado School of Mines. He spent the next twenty years in executive ranks at several of America’s largest international firms, including Computer Sciences Corporation, Ernst & Young, and General Electric. He has traveled extensively throughout Europe and North America, as well as parts of Eurasia and Africa. For the past five years Sandy has been living in Western Siberia with his wife and young child, teaching at the Pedagogical University and the Altai Institute for Law and Economics in Barnaul, Russia. Published works include VERONIKA: The Siberian's Tale (a novel), (Islands Press 2011) Apocalypse Of The Barbarians: Inquisitions On Empire (Islands Press, 2010), The Recovery of Ecstasy: Notebooks From Siberia (Booksurge, 2009), Recollective Resolve: A Phenomenological Understanding of Time and Myth (Mercer University Press, 1987), Ethical Decisionmaking Styles (Addison-Wesley Press, 1986), and Gandhi in the Postmodern Age: Issues in War and Peace (CSM Press,1984).
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One Response to Strange Cargo

  1. kulturcritic says:

    Folks – the link is working now… sorry. Sandy

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