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John Michael Greer: Decline and Fall of the Global Empire

An empire is an arrangement among nations, backed and usually imposed by military force, which extracts wealth from a periphery of subject nations and concentrates it in the imperial core.

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Dystopian Reflections

National Past Time

Twin Cities ephemera: The scene seemed almost like Tucson before dawn this morning, when I stepped outside to view the sky: the relative clarity of the atmosphere, the brightness of the waning Moon approaching Jupiter, one-and-a-half fists (at arm’s length) apart. 1,043 more words

Event

Outrunning the Red Death

I recently mentioned the old joke about outrunning the bear, and noted that changing the bear to a pack of wolves probably makes the joke a lot less funny for the smug libertarian or survivalist prepper. 717 more words

Politics

Color line revisited: past, present, and future

In general, I enjoy reading John Michael Greer’s Archdruid Report. He’s got a take that I appreciate. The last few posts have been something of an exception to that, though, in their inability to… 872 more words

Empire And Gnosis

Full Frontal

Twin Cities ephemera: As it likely would be for even the most cursory sky-watcher, it is a special occasion when one has the opportunity to see both Venus and Jupiter in the predawn firmament. 1,150 more words

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