Category Archives: Hedges

Through A Glass Darkly: 1 Corinthians 13:12

While the mayor of Mecca is bent on destroying the city’s cultural and material legacy, building the infrastructure for a city of the future, the residents of Senegal are fighting one another in the streets for potable water.  In the … Continue reading

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The Liberals’ and Doomers’ Dilemmas

[Our very own DA (Disaffected) has given us a worthy but otherwise wordy reflection on the political charade that has become the dilemma of the American dream.  It is a common ailment of that class of citizen-subjects presenting and self-identifying … Continue reading

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Prometheus Unbound

As many of you know, I have been back in the ‘land of the free’ for about a month, where the eagle soars without constraint.  The most enlightening aspect has been my access to  the nightly news and the talking-head … Continue reading

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Ship Of Fools: A New Hermeneutic

[I just could not help myself – kC] There was in Greek mythology a very ancient divinity, traced back as far as Egypt, called Hermes, “messenger of the gods.” He was to interpret or translate the messages of gods into human … Continue reading

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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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