Category Archives: Orwell

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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Hoodies Anyone or Hoodwinked in the Homeland

What the fuck was Geraldo Rivera thinking about when he suggested that Trayvon Martin invited his own murder by wearing a hoodie in Sanford, Florida?  I guess by the same logic he would say that every woman dressed provocatively in the public … Continue reading

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Full Metal Jacket: The Coldest Of Cold Monsters

Most of us feel that terrorism has put a serious crimp in our experience of freedom here in the “homeland.” But what it may have done is inadvertently expose the pretense of freedom under which we have been laboring for … Continue reading

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