Category Archives: thought police

“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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Dark Night of the Soul

Does anyone else smell the foulness of the air these past many days, months, and years. It is not just the oxygen content being sucked out of thin air in concert with global warming and increasing human pollution, but there … Continue reading

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Treason cum Revolution begat Coup

by William Duncan (Off the Grid in Minneapolis) Article III, Section 3, of the US Constitution, suggests a limited definition of treason: Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their … Continue reading

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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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Where Do We Go From Here?

In a world evaporating before our eyes, what have we left to concern ourselves with?  This might be the most demanding question of the past century. It’s strange how all indicators looked so good to Americans back in the fifties.  … Continue reading

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