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After the Deluge: The Recovery of Ecstasy

Modernity Eclipsed! This ever-new-and-improved post-modern bubble in which we are living— routinely and affectionately referred to as the progress of Western Civilization — is not merely unsustainable, but it was wrong-headed from the very get-go. Advertisements

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Dread and The Terror of History

In the current twilight of apocalyptic global affairs, Kafkaesque geopolitical mayhem, and catastrophic climate-change, perhaps it is relevant to take a break from the competition, and reflect briefly on the terror of historical consciousness and the real dread of history … Continue reading

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The Politics of Recursion: Hypotaxis, Hierarchy, and Healing

As the written word began speaking, the stones fell silent… the trees became mute, the other animals dumb. 1 It has been shown that in traditional kinship-based hunter-gatherer societies, sharing and gifting lie at the heart of the human community. … 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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Off Bleecker Street

Bleecker Street!  Made famous by all the great writers, artists, and musicians who passed this way over the years.  Like Bob Dylan on the cover of his second album, just walking along with a ‘soulful chick’ grasping his arm, that’s … Continue reading

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