Monthly Archives: November 2014

“The Simulacran Republic” (From the Archives of Joe Baegant)

The hologram ripples with the cry of a thrush “It’s a world of appearances … packaged to the showroom specifications of a sit-com.  She asks her hairdresser for ‘tinted highlights’ he mumbles something about going to the gym. He feels … Continue reading

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…A Sow’s Ear: Cognitive Dissonant(s)

  Did you ever wonder why Russia is such an intriguing place… that ‘riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma’.  Let’s forget about Ukraine and ‘Porky’ Poroshenko for the moment, and just focus on its prime sponsor and dance … Continue reading

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Chasing the West: Caught In the Spider’s Web!

These are interesting times. Are they not? The world continues on its collision course with both human history and geologic destiny, while the “only indispensable country” debates with itself how to “flush” the remainder of humanity for which it no … Continue reading

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