Category Archives: Gore Vidal

Our Intersubjective Psychosis

At this point in our inglorious, star-mangled history, I am not quite sure which is the more psychotic behavior of empire: 1) its willful ignorance, even public denial, of human induced climate change, 2) its belligerent efforts to control all … Continue reading

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Vidal and Monotheism: The death of a god

The great unmentionable evil at the center of our culture is monotheism. – Gore Vidal Gore Vidal died this week.  He was eighty six years old.  He was a “man of letters” as they say; but more than that, he … Continue reading

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