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Alienation in the 21st Century

Currently, I am two thirds of the way through, reading American Psycho by Brett Easton Ellis on my Amazon Paperwhite Kindle. Admittedly, I cannot read the book for too long at a sitting, because it is as satire as it is graphic as it is… 607 more words

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This Indigo Night

what am I,
here in this current so swift,
here in this flow so crystal,
the color of none, of nothing
seeping from hearts of high mountains… 358 more words


Our social betters

by Michael Roberts

In a great new book, Billionaires: reflections on the upper crust (http://www.newrepublic.com/article/120092/billionaires-book-review-money-cant-buy-happiness), Darrel M West outlined various social surveys that show the richer a person is, the less likely they are to redistribute some of their wealth and earnings to those less lucky or ‘talented’. 241 more words

Capitalist Ideology

Bleeding Baggage

Turn, lest you notice.

Blood in her hands–

Trying to catch drips

From jagged past wounds.


We shun the unpleasant,

Too-real for our sensitivities. 12 more words


Love is Not the Supplement or the Lack: No Symbolic Identity

Terrible constructs of lust derive the lack as the shape of desperation for identity. Lacan says that love is the supplement to the lack of sexual rapport. 552 more words


My Sovereign Good

Detach my heart from all love which is not for You, and confirm in me a true desire, a true resolution henceforth to love only You, my Sovereign Good.
Saint Alphonsus Liguori


Small is Still Beautiful

The tendency towards fragmentation is an inherent part of the human condition. The drive impelling us to express ourselves, to stand out, and to compete is within each of us. 1,627 more words