Author Archives: kulturcritic

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).

Forgiveness

According to social anthropologists, ethnographers, and paleontologists, a key to human survival, and a primary marker of the Homo genus, is our sociability and propensity to share, whether that means sharing food, tools, or sexual favors. Advertisements

Rate this:

Posted in cultural crisis | Leave a comment

Forgiveness

  According to social anthropologists, ethnographers, and paleontologists, a key to human survival, and a primary marker of the Homo genus, is our sociability and propensity to share, whether that means sharing food, tools, or sexual favors. Our earliest forebears, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in body-subject, cultural crisis, Curriculum of the West, freedom, Gadamer, heremeneutics, human nature, language, nature, primal humanity, sharing | 70 Comments

We Im.PO’.tent! By Ol’ Scratch

See the well-dressed young business professional walking down the street in his buttoned down business casual attire, black plastic cell phone glued to his cheek; he’s miles away in virtual space.

Rate this:

Posted in cultural crisis | 1 Comment

A Rocket In His Pocket

CLICK IMAGE TO READ FULL POST Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends We’re so glad you could attend… Come inside! Come inside! (ELP) Well, it’s official!  The Idiot is at war with Fatty! That’s correct, Rocket-man … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in cultural crisis | 1 Comment

Crazy Train

                                                CLICK IMAGE TO READ FULL POST Crazy, but that’s how it goes Millions of people living as foes Maybe. it’s not too late To learn how to love, and forget how to hate Mental wounds not healing Life’s a … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in 9/11, absurd, American Dream, American Exceptionalism, Anarchy, Body-politic, business, capitalism, censorship, CIA, civilization, collapse, Colonialism, commodification, Corporate State, cultural crisis, democracy, education, espionage, fascism, Financial Crisis, freedom, global collapse, homeland security, human nature, inverted totalitarianism, madness, Obama, Presidential politics, private property, progress, Putin, religion, Russia, State, terrorism, treason, trust | 5 Comments